Tag Archives: Military support

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Paracord “Survival” Bracelets FAQs & Tips

A  guest post from Operation Gratitude’s Special Projects Coordinator and Paracord Team Leader, Kelly South (pictured second from left, front row, with her hard-working team of volunteer instructors): I receive hundreds of emails every month asking countless questions, and I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

AmazonSmile = More Smiles for Troops & Veterans

Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price. As you do your regular Amazon shopping, all that you buy will allow us to raise some much-needed funds! THANK YOU for your support!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Our Simple “To Do” List

When it comes to supporting the Military Community, we at Operation Gratitude have a very simple “To Do” list: 1. Say “Thank you” with care packages filled with goodies, love and thanks. 2. Keep deployed troops, veterans,wounded warriors and their families in our thoughts … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Donate Cell Phones & Smartphones to Benefit our Military

Is it time to upgrade your cell phone or smartphone? Want to help support the Military Community and Operation Gratitude’s Programs when you do? Donate your phone and GRC Wireless will contribute up to $150 (or more) to Operation Gratitude for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments