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Inspiration from a Dedicated Volunteer
We are blessed to have thousands of wonderful volunteers all across the country. They inspire us and we know they’ll inspire you, too. Meet guest blogger, Patti: In 2013, as I read posts on Facebook thanking our Active Duty U.S. … Continue reading
“Handmade-with-Love” Inspiration: Diane’s Scarves and Handwritten Notes
Here’s a guest blog post and some “Handmade-with-Love” inspiration from one of our many crafty, talented, and generous donors, Diane: In 2011 my sister-in-law introduced me to Operation Gratitude’s mission and I embraced the call to action. That year I … Continue reading
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Join Peet’s Coffee in Thanking Troops & Veterans
In honor of Veterans Day, our friends at Peet’s Coffee & Tea want to show their gratitude! Now through November 17 stop by your local Peet’s to purchase and donate a 1 lb. bag of Major Dickason’s Blend. The coffee will … Continue reading
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Tom Connolly’s Walk Across America
You may have been following Tom Connolly, a devoted friend to Operation Gratitude who has been walking (yes, walking) across the country to raise money and awareness for our troops. For the past several years, he organized a wonderful comedy night fundraiser for us in … Continue reading
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Smiles from Around the World
Every week, Operation Gratitude is contacted by recipients of our care packages who want to thank our donors and volunteers for the time and effort they generously devote to making our troops and veterans feel special. Here are some of … Continue reading
Thank YOU for your support!
Together we will create even MORE smiles in 2015! As always, THANK YOU for generosity and support!
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Veterans Day 2014
On Veterans Day, we pause to thank all those who have served our country in times of war and times of peace. “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be … Continue reading
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Today and every day, we say “Thank you”
Today is the day we remember the price that was paid for our freedom. Some of the brave men who took part in the Battle of Normandy are still with us. We can never say “Thank you” enough. Over the … Continue reading
“…we are forever indebted…” — Memorial Day 2014
“We owe this freedom of choice and action to those men and women in uniform who have served this nation and its interests in time of need. In particular, we are forever indebted to those who have given their lives … Continue reading
A New Program is Born!
Operation Gratitude had the distinct honor of inaugurating its “New Recruit Care Package Program” at the United States Naval Academy on May 16, 2014. The OpGrat team of Marty & Rick Martin (CA) and Brigid and Dan O’Neill (NY) greeted and … Continue reading