Monthly Archives: August 2011

Supporting the Troops while you SHOP!

From groceries to gifts, shopping is something we all do! Every now and then, we want to remind those of you who already support the troops and our patriotic cause that many of your purchases can benefit Operation Gratitude!  Here … Continue reading

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Scarves for Troops: Fall 2011 Update!

Operation Gratitude’s Holiday Drive and the 2011 Fall/Winter Scarf Project will soon be up and running full speed ahead starting mid-September. We look forward to receiving lovingly handmade items of warmth to send to our troops, and it is our goal to … Continue reading

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Design a Patriotic T-shirt — Win $500 from Goodjoe.com!

UPDATE — 8/23/11: The submission deadline has now been extended to Friday, 9/2.  Voting will take place 9/5 – 9/11. Goodjoe is a “community-based t-shirt company with a passion for doing good.” Elevation Nation is an internet-based network with a mission … Continue reading

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Breaking: Update on Marine Needing Kidney

Thursday, 8/11/11 – More news: Jake continues to recover well from the surgery. Today the name of Jake’s kidney donor — a Marine,  2nd Lt. Patrick Wayland, of Midland, Texas — was made public, along with information regarding the circumstances … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Young Marine Needs Kidney Transplant

(NOTE: Jake received a donated kindney — please see: BREAKING UPDATE for all the details.)  In March of this year, we posted here about a young man, USMC Sergeant Jake Chadwick. As you’ll recall, Jake needs a kidney transplant as both of … Continue reading

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