's "Operation: Hi Mom, Hi Honey" Surpasses 6,500 Free Canvas Artworks Sent by Overseas U.S. Troops

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DURHAM, N.C., May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --, a CafePress (Nasdaq:PRSS) e-commerce website, today announced that its Operation: Hi Mom, Hi Honey program has surpassed 6,500 canvas artworks delivered to moms and loved ones of U.S. Military currently stationed overseas. Since the program's inception in 2006, has provided these treasured canvas artworks free of charge as heartwarming and memorable Anniversary and Mother's Day gifts.

Operation: Hi Mom, Hi Honey allows troops deployed overseas to nominate their loved ones to receive a free and custom 16x20 canvas, made from their uploaded photos. The brushstroke canvases, which look like traditional paintings, are delivered directly to mothers and wives in honor of their special day. To view some of these inspiring submissions and stories, visit

"The original idea for Operation: Hi Mom, Hi Honey was born after I made a canvas photo for my cousin's wife while he was deployed in Iraq. When we received the heartfelt thank you's from him and his wife, and understood how meaningful the gesture of a special piece of photo art was to them, we knew we had to provide a way for our overseas troops to honor their loved ones back at home," explains co-founder Joe Schmidt, Senior Vice President, Art and Stationery, CafePress. "It's an honor and a privilege for us to offer our thanks and appreciation to our troops through this program, and extremely gratifying to be part of the wonderful stories that have been shared by so many of the families that have been touched by it."

U.S. mothers and wives have loved ones stationed all over the world and has fulfilled orders from a variety of remote locations including Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Korea, Cuba, Germany and Japan. Additionally, Operation Hi Mom, Hi Honey canvases have been shipped to all 50 states, as well as to Guam, Puerto Rico, Armed Forces Africa, and Armed Forces Pacific.


Located in Durham, NC,, a CafePress (Nasdaq:PRSS) e-commerce website, is a leading provider of canvas photo reproductions. takes your prized photographs and transforms them into amazing canvas works of art. Friendly, helpful customer service representatives are available to help via the Internet or telephone. Visit or call 1-877-7CANVAS (1-877-722-6827).

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