Vista Funeral Home is honored to be an official drop-off location for A Million Thanks, which encourages people to write cards and letters of appreciation for our military, past and present.

Their goal is to see that our military - active, reserve, and veterans - receive these messages, whether they are serving at home, abroad, or are injured in hospitals.

To get started, read the guidelines below and then bring your letter to us here at Vista!


  • Send multiple letters together in the same envelope or box, but please bundle the letters in stacks of no more than 50 with rubberbands to keep them together. Bundle the letters or cards in like sizes

  • Only include positive messages. Any negative messages will be discarded.

  • Be creative! Draw pictures, talk about you, and let them know their service does not go unnoticed.

  • Include your address or email address if you wish. Most military will write back to you!

  • Our soldiers need to encouraged. Be kind and use encouraging words to support them.

  • Donate $1 for each letter for postage. We do not require donations but they are appreciated to cover the costs of our postage.


  • Do not put letters or cards in individual envelopes or include additional postage

  • Do not send edible items or other care package items

  • Do not use glitter, confetti, or anything that is not securely attached to the letter or card

Guidelines source: amillionthanks.org/send_a_letter

Letters may be dropped off here at Vista Funeral Home seven days a week, or you can mail your letters directly to A Million Thanks, 17853 Santiago Blvd, #107-355, Villa Park, CA 92861.