Monthly Archives: December 2011

Email from an “Annoyed” Army First Sergeant…

Our care packages certainly aren’t meant to annoy the recipients, but somehow we managed to do just that recently: I am writing this a week before Christmas, from ‘an undisclosed location in southwest Asia’. As I’m writing this, I am a bit annoyed … Continue reading

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Operation Gratitude’s 750,000th Care Package Celebration

As more than 2000 volunteers, corporate sponsors and other special guests looked on in surprise, founder Carolyn Blashek hand-delivered Operation Gratitude’s milestone 750,000th Care Package to its special recipient, a decorated combat veteran and wounded warrior, Sgt. Eric Rodriguez. No … Continue reading

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CBS Sunday Morning Pays a Visit to Operation Gratitude

A message from Operation Gratitude Founder, Carolyn Blashek: “Thank you to all who have commented so kindly (and even those few not so kindly) on the CBS Sunday Morning segment that aired on December 11. I have been blessed by … Continue reading

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Spartan Race to a Million Contest Supports the Troops!

Here is another way to help Operation Gratitude before the year is over! Join in to support our cause and raise funds to send care packages to deployed  troops by simply “liking” the Spartan Race page and entering their “Race to a … Continue reading

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Celebrating Another Operation Gratitude Milestone

All across the country, we will have cause to celebrate on Saturday, December 17, 2011 as the 750,000th Operation Gratitude Care Package rolls off the assembly line at the National Guard Armory in Van Nuys, California! Up to 1000 volunteers and … Continue reading

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