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New “Pictures for Patriots” Greeting Card Contest

Soon we will begin shipping out 40-50,000 care packages during our 2013 Patriotic Drive. Included in each of those boxes will be a special greeting card from Operation Gratitude, with a unique design created by…. Announcing the 2013 “Pictures for … Continue reading

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Fall 2012: Scarves for Troops Update

NOTE: The most recent information about Operation Gratitude’s Scarves for Troops Program is posted here: http://bit.ly/ScarvesforTroops A new guest post from our Scarves for Troops coordinators: Even though the days are still hot for some of us, there is a hint … 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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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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Happy Flag Day…and Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

Today our country celebrates not one but two special occasions — Flag Day and the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army… We have MUCH to be thankful for…..please join us as we honor our flag and pay tribute to those who … Continue reading

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It’s a Craft Party in Support of the Troops!

Here’s a guest blog post from a longtime volunteer, tireless supporter and one of our Scarves for Troops Project coordinators, Lorene Van Ark-Miller: A group of ladies meet at a friend’s home to support our troops. It’s like a party, meeting old … Continue reading

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Pick up Your Pen and Say “Thanks” to the Troops!

With Veterans Day only a few days away, now is the perfect time to say “Thank You” to our service members — past and present! THANK YOU for your service… THANK YOU for being brave… THANK YOU for volunteering to … Continue reading

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Focusing on what matters — Saying “Thank You” to Heroes!

It’s email and letters like these that remind us how important it is that we continue to do what we do to support and thank deployed service members: Operation Gratitude: My name is SPC R.S. from Boston Massachusetts. I received one of your … Continue reading

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Design a Patriotic T-shirt — Win $500 from Goodjoe.com!

UPDATE — 8/23/11: The submission deadline has now been extended to Friday, 9/2.  Voting will take place 9/5 – 9/11. Goodjoe is a “community-based t-shirt company with a passion for doing good.” Elevation Nation is an internet-based network with a mission … Continue reading

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Take Your Pick — A Variety of Ways to Help Put a Smile on Every Service Member’s Face!

We hear from people all across the country who want to join in to support deployed service members and our patriotic cause — but because they live far from our Los Angeles-area location, they think they can’t. Not true! There … Continue reading

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