In The News

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

 

A very special shout out to the Shenango Elementary School who held a collection and fundraising drive for OTA! We received a truckload of donations and a monetary donation as well. A+ students!

On Tuesday, November 7th, Pittsburgh Steelers L.J. Fort, Terrell Watson, Jerald Hawkins and Jordan Dangerfield joined OTA volunteers to pack Welcome Home Kits for our veterans!  You can read the whole story and see the video by clicking here

 

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Guy & Andrea Edwards held their 15th Annual Troop Support party, resulting in over 200 pounds of in-kind donations and $6,535!  This donation includes a $5,000 donation from Sponsor the Troops, a group dedicated to supporting military and veteran support charities.  We thank you for your dedication to our military and veteran communities.

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