Top 7 FREE Ways to Support the Troops in October

7. Recycle… Recycle… Recycle!
GRC Wireless Recycling will pay Operation Gratitude up to $30 per cell phone, PDA or laptop, and $2/ink-jet cartridge PLUS pre-pay the shipping expenses.  For more information,  click here: or call: 800-203-1506.

6. Donate your old vehicle to
They do all the paperwork, pick up the vehicle and transfer title;  you receive a tax deductible receipt and Operation Gratitude receives proceeds from the sale of your car, boat or motorhome!  Fill out the form online or call 7 days a week toll free: 1-800-333-0606.

5. Send Your Letters, Scarves, Beanie Babies
Please write, knit/crochet, and collect/donate!   
Need a scarf or hat pattern?  Click here for more details: Patterns

4. Collect and Donate Halloween Candy in the Great Halloween Candy Buy-Back
Participating Dentists will buy-back your Halloween Candy and ship it to Operation Gratitude! to find a Dentist in your area and  “Like” the HCBB Facebook page to participate in the fun!

3. Visit Victory Motorcycles
Donate Wish List items at your local Victory Motorcycle Dealership and receive a beautiful and free Victory Military Salute Pin while supplies last!  /donate.aspx

2. Tweet for Troops
Include #cinnabonsaysthx every time you tweet on Twitter, and
Cinnabon, Inc. will donate 10 cents to @OpGratitude .  Unlimited tweets daily. 
100,000 Tweets = $10,000!

PLUS, visit a Cinnabon bakery, donate $1.00 to Operation Gratitude and get a $1.00
“Cinnabuck” for your next purchase!

And the Final Free Way to Support the Troops in October is….
1. VOTE in the Pepsi Refresh Everything Contest
VOTE FOR TROOPS:  We are competing for 2 grants in the Pepsi Refresh Contest – $250K and $50K
a. Every email address can vote for both grants each day at this link:
b. You can sign in through the Pepsi site using your email, password and “security” check
c. You can vote again by signing in through Facebook
d. In all cases, be sure to “Share” your vote on your Facebook page and “Tweet” about your vote on Twitter to encourage all your friends and followers to vote too.

 Once a day, every day, text 103268 and 103144 to 73774            (“PEPSI”).  Then mass text all your contacts and urge them to text too for the Pepsi Contest! Hint: Do not delete your sent texts; next day, just open a sent text and click “resend.”

Check out the many other creative ways you can support our Troops by visiting our
Great Ideas Page
often.  We continually update it with new ideas:

Thank you for your never-ending dedication to our brave men and women in uniform.  Together we will put smiles on the faces of thousands of our heroes still in combat this holiday season

About Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude annually sends 200,000+ care packages to Veterans, First Responders, New Recruits, Wounded Heroes, their Care Givers, and to individually named U.S. service members deployed overseas and their families waiting at home. Each package is filled with food, entertainment, hygiene and hand-made items, as well as personal letters of support. Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of the Military and First Responder communities, and provide volunteer opportunities for civilians anywhere in America to express their appreciation to all who serve our nation. Each package contains donated product valued between $45 and $100 and costs our organization $15 to assemble and ship. Since its inception in 2003, Operation Gratitude volunteers have shipped more than 1.6 Million Care Packages.
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