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Winter 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 Thank you to everyone who has been busy knitting, sewing and crocheting handmade gifts for the troops! We have heard from several of you… Bonnie, … 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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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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Summer 2012: Scarves for Troops Update

***NOTE: Please review our most up-to-date Scarves for Troops info here.*** A new guest-post from our Scarves for Troops Project coordinators: Busy Hands, Happy Heart! We wish you all a wonderful and restful summer! Hot as it may become outside, we urge you to “Think … Continue reading

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Spring 2012: Scarves for Troops Update!

A guest blog post by Scarves for Troops coordinator, Elaine Campbell: “…When the Treasure becomes a Memory, the Memory becomes a Treasure…” It is with warm memories and a heavy heart that I tell you Joan Mazzarelli has passed away. … Continue reading

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“The pain went away, and all I felt was joy…”

Please take a few moments to read this heartwarming and inspiring story from Operation Gratitude volunteer Kelly South: Just before Christmas of 2010, I had been looking for a way to volunteer my time. A friend told me about Operation … Continue reading

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Send Your LOVE and THANKS to the Troops!

On October 15, with the help of hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers, we assembled and shipped the 700,000th individually-addressed Operation Gratitude care package! Such an exciting day — but there wasn’t time for us to celebrate for long, because we still have … Continue reading

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