In The News

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 – we 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 “Cash Back” program
  • VA Mortgage Loans

For more information on Mission Homestead, click here.

 

AmazonSmile makes it simple and easy to give back to OTA without giving your extra time OR money! Just by using the smile.amazon.com URL instead of the regular amazon.com URL when shopping, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Operation Troop Appreciation.

Well, what are you waiting for? Valentines Day is right around the corner! Click here to be directed to OTA’s AmazonSmile page! Happy shopping, and as always, thank you for your endless support.

Special thank you to the K through 12 students of Redeemer Lutheran School for their most generous donations to support our troops and veterans!

 

Want to increase the impact of your donation? From November 28 through December 31, PayPal will add 1% to all donations made to benefit OTA through PayPal’s Holiday Campaign. Just click on the link below between these dates and help us support our troops and veterans!

PayPal Holiday Campaign

 

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