Hundreds of thousands of American troops are deployed
indefinitely in remote parts of the world, including the Middle East,
Afghanistan, Africa, the Korean Peninsula and on ships throughout international
waters. The physical conditions they must endure are difficult and they may be
separated from loved ones for long periods of time. OPERATION GRATITUDE ,
together with the California Army National Guard, 746th QM BN, Van Nuys, seek
to lift troops' morale, and bring a smile to their faces by sending care
packages to service members overseas. OPERATION GRATITUDE care packages contain
food, toiletries, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation, all
wrapped with good wishes of love and support.
Through Collection Drives, Letter Writing Campaigns and
Donations of requested items or funds for shipping expenses, OPERATION
GRATITUDE provides civilians anywhere in America a way to express their respect
and appreciation to the men and women of the U.S. military in an active,
OPERATION GRATITUDE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit,
all-volunteer corporation , funded entirely by private donations. For safety
and security, the assembling of packages occurs at the 746th QM BN Armory in
Van Nuys, California.
How You Can Help
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