About

Operation Gratitude annually sends at least 100,000 care packages filled with snacks, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions, to their children left behind and to wounded warriors recovering in military hospitals or transition units.  Our mission is to lift morale, bring a smile to a service member’s face and express to our Armed Forces the appreciation and support of the American people. Each package contains donated product valued at ~$125 and costs the organization $15 to assemble and ship.

For safety and security, assembling of packages occurs at the Army National Guard armory in Van Nuys, California. Since its inception in 2003, Operation Gratitude volunteers have shipped more than 750,000 packages to American Military deployed overseas.

Please join our efforts! Sign up for our Mailing List for updates and information. You can visit our website, “like” us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch inspirational videos on our YouTube channel.

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17 Responses to About

  1. Tara Wieland says:

    Hello,

    This Sunday we will be hosting an event in Midland County, MI

    We are doing a trunk or treat for our community and are also accepting donations for operation gratitude. I can’t find a place on your website to register as a drop spot. Is there any way to do this, or do we just do it and then send it in?

    Thank you for letting me know either way ASAP as the event is this coming Sunday 5:30-7:30pm.

    Sincerely,
    Tara Wieland
    Owner
    Michigan Storm Cheer and Dance

  2. Patty B says:

    Thanks for stopping by my blog – I have a facebook page for military families and your site will be a good resource for them. Thank you for all you do in caring for our loved ones when they are so far from home! Hugs -

  3. Thanks for the follow. I am glad to have found your site. Love our soldiers! They are all heroes to me! Blessings

  4. Howdy, Thank you for visiting American Male hope you come visit again soon. The work you do is without doubt is amazing thank you for bring awareness to a noble cause

  5. Lyn Leahz says:

    God bless your organization and all that you do. I will certainly keep your ministry in my prayers for the Lor’d continuous blessing!

  6. Teresa says:

    Hey, thanks for visiting my blog and liking my post on tips for transporting meals. I hope you find it helpful. Feel free to browse anytime, ask questions or offer comments! Thanks again for stopping by.

  7. I am so glad to find you! Want to highlight you very soon on my site in the One Another Living weekly challenge. Hopefully it will send some more help your way. Got you on FB and Twitter as well.

  8. Thanks for liking “Happy 4th of July — I Remember.” LOVE your blog. What a great idea! I’m thinking very soon my daughter and I will be happily weaving paracord bracelets… :>

  9. NickKills says:

    Thank you very much for stopping by and reading my blog! What you guys are doing is amazing!

  10. I think your blog is dog-gone awesome! So I have nominated you for the Beautiful Blogger Award. You don’t have to accept it if you don’t want to but know I for one, love your blog. To see the rules on accepting it go here (http://wp.me/p2eEip-rb) Keep up the great work!

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  12. Love your blog..I have family overseas will let them know about Operation Gratitude
    Thanks for all the likes
    Will follow
    All the best, Jenny

  13. LADIES OF GRACE c/o Colleen Morelli says:

    What are the things you’d most like to receive from us?

  14. Lisa DeMarco says:

    I am so inspired by what Operation Gratitude does that I am going to dedicate my summer to raising funds to print as many copies of my joke book, Serving Up Some Leftovers, as I can possibly can – to send them to our troops. Car washes, bake sales, I’ve even considered a dog wash. What ever it takes. I’ll have every neighborhood child from the age of 9-15 helping (thanks to all my daughters friends). But I promise, I will be shipping a health dose of laughter to as many soldiers as I can, because I am on a mission to make the giggles echo, and I believe the laughter should start with our troops.

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