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Recycle Your Old Christmas Cards to Write for Rights

Donate Christmas cards left over from last year, even used ones!

Amnesty christmas treeSometimes a letter can change someone’s life. That’s the premise of Write for Rights, Amnesty’s global letter-writing campaign. Today, it’s one of the world’s biggest human rights events.

Every December, Amnesty supporters across the globe will write millions of letters for those whose basic human rights are being attacked. They are people like you, continuing a long tradition of writing letters to right some of the world’s biggest wrongs.

For the next few weeks there will be a collection box for old cards at the bottom of the stairs in Books For Amnesty Bristol (I’ve highlighted the ‘bottom of the stairs because it’s the volunteers won’t know where to direct you!). The old christmas cards you donate  will be used in this years campaign- even if they’ve been written on the pictures can be cut out and used to make new cards.

To get involved with Bristol Amnesty and Write for Rights in Bristol please email  or visit their facebook group

To get involved with the UK wide write for rights campaign click here

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