Archived Acts of Gratitude
Welcome to our archives of gratitude page
Its never too late to offer thanks! Here are some past acts of gratitude:
Thank three Republican senators for putting their foot down on outright repeal of ACA. Thank you for listening and your compassion for the needs of Americans.
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito 172 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Sen. Susan Collins 413 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Sen. Lisa Murkowski 522 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Send well wishes to John McCain as he faces treating a brain tumor. Mention something about him you admire or appreciate.
Address: 2201 East Camelback Road, Suite 115, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Thank Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) for her ingenious way of highlighting discrimination. Her proposal requires citizens claiming more than $150,000 in tax deductions to pass a drug test. I appreciate your advocacy for equality for the poorest Americans.
Address: 2252 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC 20515
Thank Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mayor, for posting the EPA’s deleted climate science data and forcing the current administration to face climate facts. I appreciate your leadership.
Address: City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Thank Brigitte Macron. Mme. Macron, Je suis desolé que notre président soit brut et dégoûtant. Je n'ai pas voté pour lui. Merci pour votre hospitalité et grâce.
(I am sorry our president is rude and gross. I didn’t vote for him. Thank you for your hospitality and grace.)
Address: 55, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France
International mail requires $1.15 in stamps.
Thank Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) for his “birds and bees” talk with senators and insisting that maternity care remain part of the GOP health bill. Advocacy with a sense of humor is vital in a democracy. Thank you (hat tip).
Address: 5555 Hilton Ave., Suite 100, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Thank Brian Karem for reminding Sarah Huckabee that journalists’ job is to ask questions and provide the public with answers. Thank you for questioning the White House accusations of fake news and asserting the important role of the press.
Address: Montgomery County Sentinel, 22 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 309, Rockville, MD 20850
Thank Cory Booker and Richard Blumenthal for their creative legislation to keep Americans safe while reducing prison costs. I appreciate your progressive leadership.
Address: (C.B.) One Gateway Center, 23rd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102
(R.B.) 90 State House Square 10th Floor, Hartford, CT, 06103
Thank Cheri Bustos (D-IL) for her innovative idea to meet with constituents on the job in order to better understand their needs and to create legislation that supports them. Your servant leadership is an inspiration!
Address: 1009 Longworth HOB, Washington, DC 20515
Thank Caitriona Perry, Irish RTÉ reporter, for showing the world Trump’s ‘bizarre’ behaviour in the Oval Office. We’re sorry he he’s such a creepy guy and made you uncomfortable. I appreciate you bringing this interaction to light.
Address: Caitriona Perry, c/o RTÉ, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, IRELAND
International postage: $1.15
Thank Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) for being the only Republican to support consumer protections and safer financial institutions by voting against repealing Dodd-Frank.
Address: 1105-C Corporate Drive, Greenville, NC 27858
Thank your governor if you live in CA, CT, DE, HI, MA, MN, NY, OR, PR, RI, VT, VA, WA. Tell him/her that you appreciate his/her leadership, creativity, and priorities for a liveable planet. Thank you for upholding the Paris Climate Accord.
Address: Your governor’s office (lookup).
Thank Claire McCaskill (D-MO) for her clear criticism of the lack of debate over the Senate healthcare bill. I appreciate your advocacy for an open democratic process for deciding on such an important bill.
Address: 28 N. 8th St., Ste. 500, Columbia, Missouri 65201
Thank Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) for her tenacious, focused questioning in Sessions’ hearing. We see your leadership and your care for our country, and are very grateful. #shepersisted
Address: 600 B Street, Suite 2240, San Diego, CA 92101
Thank Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) for sponsoring the COVFEFE Act. A permanent record of the president’s tweets makes his presidency more transparent and accountable. Thank you for your humor and integrity.
Address: 3223 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
Thank two attorneys general (DC & MD) for filing a lawsuit against the president for emoluments violations. Preventing corruption and foreign government influence matters to me. Thank you for your leadership.
Address: DC Attorney General Karl Racine, 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Address: MD Attorney General Brian Frosh, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Thank Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) for 25 years of service in the Senate and wish her a happy birthday (83 years young).
Address: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, United States Senate, Washington, D.C. 20510
Thank you Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), for defending Americans' rights to free speech and protest and calling for quick response to violence by a foreign leader's aggression.
Address: 2310 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515
Thank you Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, for appointing Robert Mueller, former FBI Director as special counsel to oversee the investigation of Russia's interference in the election and Trump's possible collusion with Russia.
Address: U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001
Thank you Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Rep Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), for calling for an independent commission or special prosecutor.
Address: Murkowski, 522 HArt Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Address: Kinzinger, 2245 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC, 20515
Thank Maura Healey, Attorney General of Massachusetts, for building a coalition of 20 AGs across the country to urge Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to immediately appoint an independent special counsel for the investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election and possible collusion by Trump campaign officials.
Address: One Ashburnton Place, Boston, MA 02108-1518
Thank Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for opposing Comey’s firing and advocating for a select committee to investigate 45. Once again putting country over party shows outstanding leadership.
Address: 218 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Thank Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) for saying it matters to have women at the table regarding health care.
Address: 154 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Thank Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) for her initiative creating her own healthcare plans and reaching out to moderate Democrats. This is what democracy looks like.
Address: 413 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Thank Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Susan Collins (R-ME) for voting against the repeal of methane gas emissions protections. You are an example for your party on how to avert the climate crisis.
Address: Sen. Graham, 290 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 (for others, see above)
Thank Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) for questioning the value of Session’s plans for tougher sentencing for drug-related crime. Your advocacy for being “smart on crime” is appreciated.
Address: 361A Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Thank Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for supporting an independent investigation after Comey’s firing. As a Dem/Rep/other, I admire your leadership and integrity.
Address: 522 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Thank Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer for their leadership in passing a temporary budget without giving into the president's demands (no wall, no money for deportation forces, maintained funding for EPA and Planned Parenthood, and increased funding for NIH!).
Address: Representative Pelosi, 233 Cannon H.O.B., Washington, DC, 20515; Senator Chuck Schumer, 322 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, 20510.
Thank Justice Sonia Sotomayor for her dissent statement about a failure to apply the law evenly and the disturbing trend of using the “waistband excuse” to justify excessive use of force.
Address: SCOTUS, 1 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20543
Thank Chief Justice Roberts for raising concern about 45’s abuse of power in seeking to strip naturalized citizens of their legal citizenship for trivial matters. Immigrants matter.
Address: SCOTUS, 1 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20543
Thank Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) for his leadership and integrity in calling attention to Scott Pruitt’s apparent violation of the Hatch Act.
Address: 170 Westminster St # 1100, Providence, RI 02903
Thank Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) for speaking out in support for the rule of law and against 45’s anti-immigrant agenda. Immigrants’ rights are human rights.
Address: 90 State House Square, Hartford, CT 06103
Thank Sen. Mark Warren (D-VA) For standing up for our democracy and seeking an independent investigation for Trump's ties with Russia.
Address: 703 Hart State Office Building, Washington, DC, 20510
Thank Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) For standing up for our democracy and seeking an independent investigation for Trump's ties with Russia.
Address: 2372 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Thank Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) For publicly encouraging 45 to release his taxes.
Address: 233 Cannon H.O.B., Washington, DC 20515
Thank NY mayor, Bill de Blasio, for tweeting his own taxes to show 45 how it’s done.
Address: Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Hall, New York, NY 10007.
Thank Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) for her inspiring leadership and for speaking up for democracy.
Address: 10124 S. Broadway #1, Los Angeles, CA 90003
Thank Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Mike Lee (R-UT) for defending American's constitutional right to free speech.
Address: Cory Gardner, 354 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, 20510; Mike Lee, 361A Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, 20510.
Thank Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) for his 15-hour filibuster to protest Gorsuch.
Address: 121 SW Salmon St., Ste. 1400, Portland, OR 97204
Thank Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for his public reprimand of 45 for ignoring the Constitution and taking military action without Congressional approval.
Address: 1029 State Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Thank Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) for speaking out against our bombing of Syria.
Address: 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 5-104; Honolulu, HI 96850
Thank Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for defending constitutionally-protected free speech. The US has withdrawn its request ordering twitter to identify a critic of the president.
Address: 1355 Market Street. Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103
Thank Elizabeth Warren, for introducing a bill to address the president's financial conflicts of interest.
Address: 1550 Main Street, Suite 406, Springfield, MA 01103
Thank Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) for putting women above politics by supporting clinics with Title X funding.
- Sen. Murkowski, 510 L Street, Suite 600, Anchorage, AK 99501
- Sen. Collins, One Canal Plaza, Suite 802, Portland, ME 04101
Thank Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) for refusing a blue slip to oppose the nomination of conservative Justice Stras to the 8th Circuit Court. This is a powerful procedural move and helps hold Republicans accountable. Thank you for your creative leadership!
Address: 309 Hart Senate Office Building,
Washington, DC 20510
Thank 5 state governors for their bipartisan cooperation. I appreciate your calling on Congress to stabilize the health insurance exchanges and continue subsidies for poorer Americans. I admire your cooperation, leadership, and foresight.
Govs. Charlie Baker (R-MA),
Bill Haslam (R-TN),
John Hickenlooper (D-CO),
Steve Bullock (D-MT), and
Gary Herbert (R-UT).
Thanks, Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), for your bipartisan message that gerrymandering is a threat to Democracy. I appreciate your advocating for the US Supreme Court to uphold the lower Federal Court's decision that redistricting in WI violated our Constitution.
Address (J.M.): 2201 E. Camelback Rd, Ste. 115, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Address: (S.W.): 170 Westminster St., Ste. 200, Providence, RI 02903
Thank Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for calling to disband the “voter integrity” commission and encouraging Republicans to expand voting rights. We need leaders who affirm our common democratic values. Thanks for speaking up for all Americans.
Address: Leo O'Brien Building, Room 420, Albany, NY 12207
Thank State Senator Don Harmon (IL) for introducing legislation that would identify neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations in Illinois. I am inspired by your leadership and will advocate that my state adopt the same! Thank you.
Address: 329 Capitol Building, Springfield, IL 62706
Thank U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez for his willingness to put himself on the line for immigrants and his continued leadership in fighting for the rights of our undocumented friends and neighbors. We would be better off if more members of Congress had his dedication to our values!
Address: 2408 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Thank Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain, and Lisa Murkowski for their role in preventing the repeal of the ACA. (Share how this made your life better.) Name, state.
Address (SC): 68 Sewall Street, Room 507, Augusta, ME 04330
Address (JM): 2201 East Camelback Road, Suite 115, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Address (LM): 510 L Street, Suite 600, Anchorage, AK 99501
Thank Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for expressing clear support for transgender Americans and opposing discrimination against service people.
Address: 104 Hart Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Thank Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) for legislation that will prevent discrimination against transgender military service people.
Address (KB): 478 Russell SOB, Washington, DC 20510
Address (CB): 359 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Thank your blue Senators for continuing to fight for healthcare.
Thank Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) for managing cancer treatment and voting to save the ACA. I’m keeping your recovery in my thoughts and prayers. Name, state.
Address: 730 Hart Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC 20510
Thank Sens: Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for introducing the Dream Act of 2017. I appreciate your bipartisan collaboration and support of DACA youth. This legislation builds bridges not walls.
Address (LG): 290 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Address (DD): 711 Hart Senate Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Address (JF): 413 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Address (CS): 413Russell Senate Office Building , Washington, D.C. 20510
Thank Maxine Waters (D-CA) for using creativity to force financial transparency on an opaque administration. Thanks also for encouraging Republicans to do the same. Integrity is an American--not partisan--value.
Address: 2221 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Thank Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) for calling for scrutiny of Ivanka Trump’s security clearance. May many more join your efforts.
Address: 1119 Longworth H.O.B., Washington, DC 20515