Operation Troop Appreciation has once again partnered with Walgreens and Y108 to host the 2014 "Comfort Convoy!" The event will provide much needed hygiene, snack & household items to deployed and local veterans. Customers can purchase specially priced items at the store and donate them to OTA. Dates and times are as follows:
Friday April 25: Irwin store. 10am-7pm
Saturday April 26: Canonsburg Store: 9am-7pm
Sunday, April 27: Moon Twp store: 11am-4pm
OTA will have a team running in the Pittsburgh Marathon May 3-4, 2014. Click here to join the team and raise money for our deployed troops.
DINE AND DONATE! Head on over to the Applebee's in New Castle, PA on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – Midnight and Applebee's will donate 15% of your check to OTA! (Make sure to take one of these flyers with you.) They will also have a collection box in their restaurant lobby for patrons to donate snack or hygiene items for the troops. Thanks to Applebee's and Mohawk Elementary School!
SO EXCITING! OTA IS EXPANDING! Now in our 10th year, having served over 130,000 deployed military members, OTA is now introducing our new program for Veterans and their families called "WELCOME HOME." Click here to read all about it and find out how you can help!
Shop on Amazon? Now you can shop and support the troops! Sign on to Amazon Smile and choose Operation Troop Appreciation as your charity and Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase price! Visit smile.amazon.com and start shopping today!
Check out the OTA crew at work in this "Proud to be from Pittsburgh" news segment!
The results are in: OTA ranked #2 overall and #1 in Veterans issues on the Great Non-Profits Top Rated Charity list for 2013- that's #2 out of 1,445 charities!! This is an absolutely amazing achievement for us, and we are so glad to share this with you. Because it is you: our volunteers, our donors, the local community and people from all over the country who send us donations- who have made this happen. Like you, the love, respect and admiration we have for our troops knows no bounds. So THANK YOU for making us the #1 ranked charity for Veteran services!
OTA Founder & CEO, Kristen Holloway was featured on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley on Memorial Day! View the full story below.
Walgreens and OTA Provide "Treats for Troops"! Walgreens has embarked on an ongoing "Treats for Troops" project that allows store customers to purchase specifically requested items that will be donated to OTA. There are 29 Western PA Walgreen stores participating with specially priced items you can pick up while you shop! Click here for a list of specially priced items and store locations.
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