In The News

We officially have our very own t-shirts available for purchase! Each shirt is $19.99 and proceeds get donated directly to OTA, help us support our troops and veterans and order your shirt today! Click on the 3 options below to view and purchase. ūüôā

OTA 15 year anniversary tee #1

OTA 15 year anniversary tee #2

OTA general/basic tee

Help support OTA and purchase your ticket to win this professionally framed and autographed Alejandro Villanueva Army Jersey with the inscription “Rangers Lead The Way”! Tickets are $20 each and the winner will be drawn on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2018. Send us a DM on Facebook¬†or contact Monica Orluk, monica@operationtroopappreciation.org to purchase your ticket today.

On September 19th, OTA had the privilege of being part of The Pittsburgh Pirates Military Appreciation Night! We had the honor of helping The Pirates, PNC Bank and #1 Chochran surprise veteran Jason Boyer with a brand new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Check out the pictures below of this wonderful, unforgettable night!

We want to give a HUGE shout-out to The Mohawk Area School District for holding their annual collection drive for Operation Troop Appreciation! They were able to collect $1,250 alongside 7,729 donation items for our troops..WOW!

OTA Board Member SFC Matthew Claycomb attended their Memorial Day ceremony yesterday to represent us and accept their donations for our troops and veterans.

Thank you Mohawk for your amazing and hard work!

     

The Wire Riots were recently featured in an article by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talking about Operation Troop Appreciation and our June 3rd Stars, Stripes & Songs for Soldiers event at Jergels!! The Wire Riots are among 4 entertainers [Neostem, The Turbosonics,13 Saints, and Amanda Averell] that will perform at the show.

Check out the article on The Wire Riots and OTA HERE.

Buy tickets to Stars, Stripes, & Songs for Soldiers HERE.

Chene’s a la carte¬†– a newly-established, family-owned, delivery bakery – has graciously offered to donate $1 per pastry sold between now and Memorial Day to Operation Troop Appreciation!¬†And even after Memorial Day passes, they will continue donating $1 for each specially glazed military doughnut sold! Support this new local bakery and order goodies for your sweet tooth straight to your door at¬†https://www.chenesalacarte.com!

Huge thank yous are in order to our very own Virginia Wyse and the Queen Alliquippa Chapter of¬†Daughters of the American Revolution¬†(DAR) for their continued contributions and support of OTA! Virginia is a loyal volunteer of OTA, and was recently featured in DAR’s American Spirit Magazine for her and her chapter’s work with us. Thank you ladies, you rock!!

Today we are sending a HUGE shout-out over to Brighton Cromwell in Randolph, NJ for their generous donations to OTA! 4 whole pallets of popcorn and another pallet of other food/hygiene items, wow! We are grateful for you and all that you do for our troops!

“Brighton Cromwell is your intelligent supply chain partner. Whether you need ground or combat vehicle parts support, tactical and combat vehicles kits, supply chain management services, facilities MRO support, or logistics management domestic and abroad, Brighton Cromwell has the experience, reach, and passion for excellence to meet your needs.”

On Friday, January 26, we had the honor of accepting a grant from the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for $10,000 to kick off our 2018! Thank you to President Dave Soltesz and to everyone over at the Pens Foundation Рwe are so grateful to be able partner with you.

 

Mission Homestead’s next workshop is scheduled for¬†February 24th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM¬†in the Greensburg area at 204 Shelby Drive, Hempfield Township, PA 15601. Presented by¬†A-Z Tech Home Inspections & Northwood Realty, this workshop will focus on the following topics:

  • How-to become an ASHI home inspector
  • Participate in a detailed home inspection
  • Military On The Move ‚ÄúCash Back‚ÄĚ program
  • VA Mortgage Loans

For more information on Mission Homestead, click here.

 

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