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They Still Have Work To Do…So Do We.

Our Service Members’ work continues…and so does ours.  The holidays are almost upon us.  Tens of thousands of Service Members will be separated from their loved ones during this time…which means that Operation Gratitude will do our part to bring … Continue reading

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Wondering What’s on Our 2018 “Wish List”?

We’re not keeping it a secret…we absolutely depend on item and financial donations to continue our work to support deployed troops, the children they leave behind, military veterans, new recruits and emergency first responders. To make giving as simple as … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day 2013

Remember to keep our deployed troops and their loved ones in your thoughts and prayers as you enjoy your three-day holiday weekend! Can you name all the presidents from Washington to Obama? Here’s the full list by a talented artist/illustrator … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Scarves for Troops: Fall 2011 Update!

NOTE: Find the most up-to-date info on our Scarves for Troops Program here. Operation Gratitude’s Holiday Drive and the 2011 Fall/Winter Scarf Project will soon be up and running full speed ahead starting mid-September. We look forward to receiving lovingly handmade … Continue reading

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