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We have two ways to help our deployed troops and our troops returning home.

Monetary donations can be made via check or paypal link. In-Kind donations can either be dropped off at our location (by appointment) or mailed.

Send donations by mail to: Operation Troop Appreciation 500 Regis Avenue, PO Box 18052, Pittsburgh PA 15236

Or make your secure, online donation through PayPal by clicking below or scanning the QR code.

Learn more about the programs your donation supports by clicking on the links below.

Veterans Progam

Active-Duty Program

Click here for in-kind donations!

Operation Troop Appreciation is a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation and has been granted by the Internal Revenue Service federal tax-exempt status as a Section 501(c)(3) organization . All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

David leads the build-out of First Commonwealth’s advisory talent, with a particular emphasis on retirement and estate planning, and customized investment solutions. He is committed to providing a culture of customization and flexibility, ensuring superior service to the client.  

Before joining First Commonwealth, he served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director at FNB Wealth Management, responsible for the organization’s wealth management sales strategy, revenue retention efforts, investment agency accounts, employee benefit plans, foundations, endowments and trustee relationships. He also spent time at Federated Investors and PNC Wealth Management earlier in his career.  

David is a Certified Public Accountant, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from John Carroll University in Ohio and received his MBA from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh.

Lesley brings over 25 years of experience in financial services, focusing on Insurance & Annuity marketing, product and distribution. Before Joining GBU, Lesley served as the CMO and Head of Distribution for Knighthead Annuity & Life Assurance Company, as founding leader driving the company’s growth to over $2 Billion in assets under management. Lesley spent 20 years with Prudential Financial as SVP, Relationship Management for Prudential’s annuity business, responsible for the management, business development, sales, and marketing for the firm’s 300 institutional clients. She grew sales from under $10 billion a year to over $21 Billion, becoming the largest distributor of annuities in the industry.

As a senior executive, Lesley’s passion is around growing, developing, and evolving businesses, while leveraging the strengths that already exist in the business. She works to understand the culture, the business framework, and the people, shaping her determination to build high-performance teams and successful organizations. Lesley holds B.A. In Economics & Political Science from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.