Monthly Archives: July 2010

Calling all Knitters and Crocheters: Scarves for Troops Project

SUMMER KNITTERS NEWSLETTER:  “Sharon Howard Scarves for Troops Project” Dear Knitters, Crocheters and Crafters, I hope you are enjoying a wonderful and restful summer! Although it’s HOT out there, it is time to give some thought and action to warm … Continue reading

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First of Operation Gratitude’s Twin 500,000th Care Package Gifts Presented to Soldier

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 30 — A Fort Bragg soldier recently returned from Afghanistan received a Harley Davidson Sportster during an Appreciation Ceremony in the Hall of Heroes at the Rawcliffe Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  The donation was made by … Continue reading

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“Thanks-a-Bunch” Providing Free Video Email to Troops

From our friends at the great organization: Thanks-a-Bunch: “We are happy to announce that in addition to our $50.00 Thanks-A-Bunch restaurant gift cards, our troops can now receive unlimited free video email.  We’re thanking our new sponsor Go Energy for making this possible. … Continue reading

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One Common Goal– What Amazing Results!!!

In August 2003, Carolyn Blashek and I met just by chance and I mean that literally – she came over to the armory where I was working full-time and I just happened to answer the door.   As a member of … Continue reading

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A Volunteer Speaks…and Joins ROTC

Hi all – my name is Chelsea, and I have been a supervisor of Operation Gratitude for about a year and a half. I recently graduated from high school; I started with Operation Gratitude a mere 2 years ago as … Continue reading

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Getting Down and Dirty….

Check out this great video from the Merrell Down and Dirty Mud Run:  VIDEO: Philadelphia Down and Dirty Mud Run Thanks to all who participated and helped support the troops! And be sure to catch us at the next two Merrell … Continue reading

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“I Had Given Up….”

This is why we do what we do…  “I just want to take the time to THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO! The care package was amazing. Today was the best day I’ve had since I left port. Today also was … Continue reading

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Thank you Pepsi

We are very grateful to the Pepsi Corporation for their generous Pepsi Refresh Campaign and we send many thanks to all our supporters who voted for us during March to ensure we won the $50,000 Pepsi  Grant. Check out this … Continue reading

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How blessed are we?

To all of our brave men & women in the U.S. military: Thank you for keeping us safe. You are in our daily prayers.

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And the Gratitude Campaign Continues…

There’s nothing better than seeing one good idea turn into another, especially when it’s for a good cause. Continue reading

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