Operation Gratitude is Seeking Help to Care Pacakges for Oklahoma Guard and Workers

opgrat_drk_blue1-300x147Dear Friends,

In the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma, we have found

Military families and First Responders in need through Tinker Air Force Base and the Oklahoma National Guard. We are preparing care packages and pallets of materials to send out asap (hopefully by Friday or early next week, and continuing as needed).

We welcome your help in collecting items and/or donating funds to help with the added shipping costs.

Here are the most needed items — for your convenience, you can find many of them on our Amazon.com “Wish List” which ships directly to us:

1. Nonperishable food: Baby Formula, Bottled Water, PowerBars, KIND Bars, energy bars or any other nutritious item that is both non-perishable and easily stored.

2. Clothing: Any type of new clothing: Men, Women and Children.

3. Entertainment items: Playing cards, books or any other entertainment that does not require electricity.

4. Morale lifts: Letters to put in care packages.

5. Hygiene Items: Hand sanitizer, toothpaste/toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, body wash and mouthwash.

6. Gift Cards: Gift Cards to national stores or stores located in Oklahoma.
7. Miscellaneous
: Sunscreen, diapers, boots, work gloves, batteries of all kinds, flash lights and baby wipes.

We will accept these items at the Armory during our normal weekday hours (9-4) and also this Saturday from 9-4, as we have an Assembly Day scheduled.

Please drop off or ship Items to:

Operation Gratitude/CA National Guard

17330 Victory Boulevard

Van Nuys, CA 91406

Attn: Disaster Relief Supplies

Financial donations can be made by:

1.Check payable and mailed to:

Operation Gratitude

16444 Refugio Road

Encino, CA 91436

2. Online (e-check and credit card) here: DONATE

Thank you for your generous support of our fellow Americans impacted by the terrible devastation of the tornadoes.




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