Tag Archives: Airmen

What Does “Thank You” Look Like?

THANK YOU for helping us create all these smiles and more in 2012! In these last few days of 2012, we reflect upon and greatly appreciate your generosity that enabled us to send more then 150,000 Operation Gratitude Care Packages this … 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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What’s Under Their Christmas Tree?

It looks like these are the only gifts under their tree… We have 10,000 MORE Holiday Packages to send, but we need $15 per package to send them. Let’s make sure all the Christmas trees on Military bases overseas have … Continue reading

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Giving Back to Those Who Have Given So Much…

It was an honor for Operation Gratitude volunteers to take part in a recent “Wings Over Wendy’s” (WOW) Veterans Group meeting in the Los Angeles suburb known as West Hills. (If you don’t already know about this amazing WOW bunch, take a few … Continue reading

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Meet the Wonderful “Wings Over Wendy’s” Crew

For the past ten years, a group of military veterans have met each Monday morning to share a bite to eat and swap war stories at a Los Angeles-area Wendy’s fast-food restaurant. Initially starting with just two veterans — both airmen who … Continue reading

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Doing What We Can to Help our Heroes and Their Families

Many U.S. Military veterans and their families are facing extraordinary financial hardships during this time of worldwide economic upheavals. In late 2011 Businessweek reported that the job crisis is dire, citing for example that the youngest of veterans, aged 18 to 24, … Continue reading

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Support the Troops with Pemmican Beef Jerky!

NOTE: This promotion from 2011 is happening again now — through July 4, 2012! Now through Independence Day,Marfood USA will support deployed U.S. troops with a donation of $100,000+ worth of Pemmican Beef Jerky for Operation Gratitude care packages! Look for specially marked … Continue reading

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Patriotic Push for Paperbacks and Postage

Help us collect new and gently-used paperback books to send to our troops! And help us raise the funds needed to pay for the postage to ship our care packages!

Operation Gratitude is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, funded entirely by private donations seeking to lift morale and put smiles on faces by sending care packages addressed to individual Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed in harm’s way. Continue reading

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