In the News

November 29, 2022

A cheekier version of the Bidens’ German shepherd appears in the “Kindness and Gratitude” themed Vermeil Room, peeking out of a wrapped gift box while Willow rests nearby. The room includes boxes from Operation Gratitude, a nonprofit organization that delivers care packages to first responders, deployed troops and military families.

November 21, 2022

Five minutes could make a soldier overseas feel empowered and supported. Operation Gratitude sends a handwritten letter in each of the boxes that they ship out to military and first responders. In five simple steps, it is possible to share love, give thanks, and empower a person with inspiring words.

November 18, 2022

Somewhere far away this Thanksgiving and Christmas season, soldiers and first responders are going to receive a care package and inside it will contain a handwritten card thanking them for everything they do. The authors of the cards are groups of second graders at Wegienka Elementary School in the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District.

November 18, 2022

Dozens of volunteers are spending the day in Harnett County putting together care packages for first responders. The nonprofit “Operation Gratitude” travels the country creating care packages for first responders and servicemembers. They’re spending part of this week in Erwin at the Erwin Business Complex.

November 3, 2022

At Operation Gratitude, we honor our Veterans throughout the year with Care Packages created especially for them and filled with useful items we know they will enjoy.

November 3, 2022

On Veterans Day, we honor and remember the achievements, courage and dedication of the patriots who served our country. Operation Gratitude thanks them for their service because they were called—or they volunteered—to be part of something bigger than themselves.

November 3, 2022

A California based organizations is assembling 16,000 care packages for veterans ahead of Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Operation Gratitude is sending those care packages across the globe and 500 of them will be coming to Princeton.

October 28, 2022

Employees at the Pottsville-based brewery "Yuengling" put together hundreds of care packages for our nation's heroes. This was all for Operation Gratitude, which is a nationwide nonprofit that lends support to the active military, veterans, and first responders.

October 28, 2022

Police commissioner Danielle Outlaw was on hand for the event at the Rivers Casino Philadelphia.

October 25, 2022

Operation Gratitude recently joined CSX and volunteers from the greater Jacksonville, Florida area to assemble and provide 10,000 care packages for deployed service members of the Carrier Striker 10 fleet USS George H.W. Bush stationed near Ukraine in support of operations in Eastern Europe.

October 24, 2022

More than 200 volunteers from CSX and around the city teamed up Saturday with Operation Gratitude to provide care packages to deployed troops. They spent the morning at 121 Financial Ballpark, where the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp play, and created a one-of-a-kind assembly line.

October 22, 2022

Local Jacksonville volunteers will gather to pack 10,000 holiday care packages to be mailed to Carrier Striker 10 Fleet which includes Jacksonville’s USS Black, on Saturday, October 22, at Jacksonville’s Jumbo Shrimp Stadium.