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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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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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Hickory Farms for the Holidays

On Sunday, October 28, hundreds of volunteers joined us at the armory to assemble and ship our first 2012 Holiday Drive care packages. We had a lot of fun, and  enjoyed visits from some special guests: Actors Joe Mantegna, above — … Continue reading

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Operation Gratitude’s Battalion Buddy Program 2018

Did you know that Operation Gratitude sends cuddly bears in care packages to our youngest Warriors — the children of deployed Military? Battalion Buddy packages come individually assembled in a box 8 1/2″ by 11″ by 5″, that closely resembles … Continue reading

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An Honor to Share…

Have you heard the news? The U.S. Navy announced its choice of Operation Gratitude as its 2011 Spirit of Hope Award honoree. The Spirit of Hope Award began in 1997 by the Wiegand Foundation, Inc. in honor of actor and comedian Bob Hope, … 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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