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Carter announces third annual “Friends of the First” campaign

SAVANNAH - Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) invites community members across Georgia’s First Congressional District to join him this Valentine’s Day in thanking first responders for the hard work they do to protect their community by participating in his third annual “Friends of the First” campaign.

Carter delivers valentines to Camden County firefighters as part of 2nd annual Friends of the First campaign

“Friends of the First” is a campaign to collect valentines for first responders in Georgia’s First Congressional District. Rep. Carter will deliver the cards personally, in every county in the First Congressional District, to firefighters, EMTs, and police officers as a token of the community’s love and appreciation for their sacrifices and contributions to public safety. 

“Firefighters, police officers, and EMTs put their lives on the line to protect ours. I can think of no more noble, courageous, and selfless responsibility to take on. These people do more for their community in one shift than most people do in a lifetime. I and our District are so grateful for their service, and this is a way for us to show them that appreciation,” 
said Rep. Carter.

"As Sheriff of Appling County, I am thrilled that Congressman Buddy Carter understands the importance of our first responders and seeks ways to show his support. Thanks, Congressman, for your concern for our people," said Sheriff Mark Melton. 

To participate, mail or drop off your valentine by February 7th to:

Office of Rep. Buddy Carter

ATTN: Friends of the First
6602 Abercorn Street Suite 105B
Savannah, GA 31405

Select cards will be featured on the Congressman’s social media platforms.

Click here to download a promotional flier.