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OPERATION GRATITUDE TO CELEBRATE DOUBLE HEADER MILESTONES

posted on Dec 11 2006 0 Comments

OPERATION GRATITUDE CELEBRATES SHIPMENT OF 200,000th CARE PACKAGE

And 50,000th Package of Current Holiday Drive

Encino, California; December 11, 2006

Following another productive two days with hundreds of volunteers shipping thousands more care packages this past weekend, Operation Gratitude founder, Carolyn Blashek, announced today that the organization will reach two great milestones on Saturday, December 16, 2006: the shipment of its 50,000th package of this Holiday Drive, and the shipment of the 200,000th overall package!

Operation Gratitude Director of Operations, Charlie Othold, expects to hit this milestone moment during the 11am-12 Noon hour on Saturday, December 16th.

In addition to regular Wish List items provided by more than 50 Corporate Sponsors and Friends, and by tens of thousands of individual donors across the country, the 50,000th and 200,000th milestone Care Packages will feature several exciting special gifts to be announced at the Double Header Event on December 16th.

Local, state and federal politicians, along with members of the Military, notable personalities and representatives from several of the organization’s Corporate Friends and Sponsors will be present to assist the Operation Gratitude volunteers assemble these and several thousand additional care packages during the Double Header.

Media and press are invited to attend the 50,000/200,000th Double Header package celebration

WHEN:

December 16, 2006, 11:00 a.m. – 12 Noon

Packing will continue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 16th and 17th

WHERE:

California National Guard Armory
17330 Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys, Ca. 91406
Corner of Victory and Louise

 

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