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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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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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A Veteran’s Salute

A guest post from John Adams, the Director of Strategic Operations for Operation Gratitude: On November 10 every year, the Marine Corps celebrates the Marine Corps Birthday. One unique tradition in the birthday celebration is the cutting of the birthday cake. The first … 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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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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