You think because you can’t make it to Van Nuys, California on April 20th that you can’t take part in volunteering, Operation Gratitude needs financial Support to help send 40,000 care packages through this next drive of care packages going overseas to the troops. Each care packages is about $15.00 in costs, lets pool together and help Operation Gratitude with shipping out these care package. There’s two ways we can do this, 1 directly through Operation Gratitude or through our donate button on the this site each donation from now till the even will go directly to Operation Gratitude in a form of a check on the day of the event. 9am Saturday April 20th, 2013. A Announced total directly raised through Trek to the Troops website will be announced the morning of the event. we have less then 15 days to contribute, if you want to be more secure and make the donation to Operation Gratitude, but couldn’t guarantee that we can count it towards the total of what we could contribute together. At the end of each night since this announcement we will post a total raised on this site and our Facebook page and automatically through our twitter feed.
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Email from Operation Gratitude:
Friends, it’s that time of year again, and no matter where you live, you can join in to support the troops during our 2013 Patriotic Drive!
We have been working hard to get ready for our first Assembly Day coming up on Saturday, April 20 — but there is still much to do!
YOU can help! Here are four simple ways to make a difference today:
1. Our most urgent and primary need is for financial donations to pay our shipping and assembly costs of $15 per care package for the 40,000 care packages we will send during this drive.
16444 Refugio Road
Encino, CA 91436
2. Make Paracord “Survival” Bracelets! We need thousands of of them for our 2013 care packages — they’re easy and fun to do! Learn how you can earn Community Service Hours, buy bracelet kits and find easy-to-follow instructions at our blog.
Questions? Send an email to: OpGratParacord@gmail.com
3. Support military children and our Battalion Buddy Program when you download “Carry My Love,” a wonderful song written especially for Operation Gratitude to honor the sacrifices made by military families during deployments.
Learn more here — 100% of the proceeds generated by downloads of the song will be donated to Operation Gratitude!
4. Check out our “Gratitude Gear” Pinterest board to see a sampling of what’s for sale via CafePress, GoodJoe and eBay — proceeds from every single purchase are donated back to support our cause and helps us raise the needed funds to send more care packages!
Please stay tuned for more information about “March to a Million” activities and the December 7th “One Millionth Package” Event! Sign up here for March to a Million Info: Email Sign-up
As always…THANK YOU very much for your generous support!