Operation Gratitude

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Operation Gratitude


In an effort to give back to our military heroes, Gearhead Outfitters will be hosting a letter-writing event at center court of The Mall at Turtle Creek, Friday, May 20, from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join us as we write letters of encouragement and appreciation to our service men and women. Write a letter for a chance to win a giveaway! Special thanks to Cupcakes at Turtle Creek for providing cookies, and Chick-fil-a for providing coupons to participants!

We will also be accepting donations for care packages!

Appropriate donation items include: 

  • Travel size hygiene items
  • Disposable razors
  • Lip balm
  • Roll-on deodorant
  • Socks (black, brown, green or tan)
  • Pens
  • Trail mixes, protein bars, dried fruits and electrolyte drink mixes
  • Travel size board games
  • Gift cards (Wal-mart or Target)
  • Blank greeting cards or stationary
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes

About Operation Gratitude:

Each year, Operation Gratitude sends a minimum of 100,000 care packages filled with snacks, toiletry items, entertainment pieces and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individual U.S. Service Members deployed in warlike areas, to the families of U.S. Service Members, to wounded warriors recovering in military hospitals or transition units, and new recruits. 

"Our mission is to lift morale, bring a smile to a service member's face, and express to our Armed Forces the appreciation and support of the American people." — Operation Gratitude


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