Tag Archives: Military support

A Simple “Thank You” with a Lasting Impact

The following is a Guest Blog Post from Renee Swetlik: It started as a simple thank you…And turned into a learning experience Homan Elementary School students will never forget. In class this past January, Homan students talked about freedom and what … Continue reading

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A Nationwide Network of Volunteers

At Operation Gratitude, we receive emails from across the country every day asking how people can get involved in their own communities: “I’m interested in learning more about ways my family can be involved helping military veterans and families in our … Continue reading

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Have You Said “Thank you” Lately?

5 Simple Ways You Can Join Operation Gratitude to Say “Thank you” to Troops and Veterans: 1. Organize a Collection Drive of “Wish List” items. 2. Round up unwanted, used cell phones for recycling. 3. Knit or crochet gifts of love for … Continue reading

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A New Program is Born!

Operation Gratitude had the distinct honor of inaugurating its “New Recruit Care Package Program” at the United States Naval Academy on May 16, 2014.  The OpGrat team of Marty & Rick Martin (CA) and Brigid and Dan O’Neill (NY) greeted and … Continue reading

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Every Care Package Counts

Dear Friends, Our Troops need you. They need to know they are remembered and appreciated for the sacrifices they make each day. All of you — our dedicated supporters — have made a tremendous difference in service members’ lives over the … Continue reading

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Live near LA? Volunteer with us!

We love our volunteers! Want to join us? We welcome everyone age 12 and older and we offer a wide variety of jobs — there’s something for everyone! Find our full schedule, important armory rules and more details here: Operation Gratitude … Continue reading

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USS Gettysburg: Welcome home — and THANK YOU!

It was an exciting honor to be among the friends and family welcoming home the crew aboard USS Gettysburg! An added bonus was seeing Operation Gratitude’s One Millionth Care Package recipient, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW) Brooke Oekerman, again, and … Continue reading

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