(Sept. 22) IMMOKALEE, Fla. – The Redlands Christian Migrant Association has kicked off its annual Christmas card fund-raiser, which supports the organization’s services to children and families of Florida farmworkers.

The fund-raiser, in its sixth year, offers an array of colorful Christmas cards and all-occasion note cards designed by children attending RCMA centers across the state.

For every dollar in sales, RCMA receives up to $16 in matching state and federal funds.

Holiday greeting cards are $15 for a package of 10 cards and envelopes, or $15 for a variety pack of 15 cards. All-occasion note cards are $12 for a package of 10.

There are also one-of-a-kind cards that can be ordered on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline for orders on exclusive cards is Oct. 1.

For a copy of this year’s brochure or to order cards, call (888) 445-7415 or go to www.rcma.org.

Proceeds from the fund-raiser enable RCMA to provide child care, education and support services to children of migrant farmworkers.

The fund-raiser receives industry support from A. Duda & Sons Inc., Florida Citrus Mutual, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida Farm Bureau, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, Florida Grower Magazine, the Florida Tomato Committee and the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

RCMA was founded in 1965 and offers about 70 programs in 20 counties that serve more than 6,000 children each year.