Did you know there’s an organization that would be HAPPY to get your leftover (wrapped) Halloween candy? And that this candy is shipped to our military personnel around the world?
Called “Operation Gratitude” (www.opgratitude.com) their most urgent need is for:
- personal letters,
- hand-made cool-ties /scarves,
- Beanie Babies/WebKinz/Trolls
- and financial donations to pay for postage.
(On the website is an excerpt from a Marine’s letter: “I live with 17 Marines and Sailors in one room. Everyone got a package and everyone loved it especially the cookies and beanie babies. The cookies are excellent and the beanie babies help us out a lot with the local kids. We give them candy and toys and they give us the location for IED’s. Once again, thank you for everything and for all the hard work that you put into the package. LCPL ND”
Today’s Election Day.
I’m thrilled to vote. I’m honored I can do something that might put a smile on a soldier’s face.
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Wrapped Halloween candy can be delivered/shipped by December 3 to:Operation Gratitude/California Army National Guard 17330 Victory Boulevard Van Nuys, CA 91406 Charlie Othold: 818.437.6201 For more information please visit: http://www.opgratitude.com/howtohelp.php?page=individual