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With love from — and to — Afghanistan…Happy Fathers Day!

It’s already June 16 in Afghanistan — so we’ll start celebrating now! Happy Fathers Day to fathers everywhere, with a special thanks to ALL who serve…or have served in years past. We are mindful of the fathers who can’t be with … Continue reading

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Save the Date: One Million Care Packages and Counting

Save the Date and join us as we celebrate our ONE MILLIONTH CARE PACKAGE on December 7th this year! To keep posted about all the festivities, sign up on our “March to a Million Info” list here: http://bit.ly/PFXPwN The One Millionth … Continue reading

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My Operation Gratitude Story: Nancy Pappas

 A guest post from Operation Gratitude volunteer Nancy Pappas: My Operation Gratitude story is one of finding new identities and fighting pain. We all have our problems, but it is the way we deal with them that makes our lives … Continue reading

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900,000 and counting…

What a GREAT day!  On Saturday, December 15, more than 2,000 Operation Gratitude Volunteers joined to celebrate two special events: The assembly and shipment of our 900,000th Care Package and the presentation of the custom built Orange County Chopper to the recipient of the 800,000th … Continue reading

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Meet Our 800,000th Care Package Recipient…

CAMP DEHDADI II — Surrounded by cheering and clapping comrades, Spc. Samuel Mancilla, a motor transport operator assigned to the 1072nd Transportation Company, 378th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade received Operation Gratitude’s milestone 800,000th care package on August 15, … Continue reading

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Holiday Greeting Card Design Contest

As we prepare for our 10th Annual Holiday Drive, we are excited to announce another art contest for students entering grades K-12!  This time, we are looking for original artwork for the holiday greeting card we will send in 50,000+ … Continue reading

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Operation Gratitude Celebrates Its 800,000th Care Package Milestone

The crowd was electric and in a celebratory mood on June 16 when more than 500 volunteers descended on the California National Guard Armory in Van Nuys to assemble the 800,000th Operation Gratitude Care Package.  The Milestone package, which will … Continue reading

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