Archive for the ‘Military’ Category

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Will You Be A Drop of Rain?

May 15, 2008

Operation Dad needs 25,000 drops of rain. One drop won’t accomplish much, but enough drops can turn a desert into an Oasis. We need 25,000 people to give 1 dollar by May 21st. It will cost a little over 5 dollars to send each package. (Yes we have checked with the Post Office and they won’t, and we have checked with the Military and they don’t have a plane).

Side Note! 500 of the 6000 packages being prepared with be for the ladies in the 506th Combat Brigade.

Here is the Fox Channel 17 report from last night.

 

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Local Media Spreading The Word About Operation Dad

May 15, 2008

Most of the local TV Stations and a few of the radio stations are spreading the word about Operation Dad. Here is just a couple reports. One from local TV Report from WSMV Channel 4. and the other The Steve Gill Radio show with our own Tom Haddon and LaVern Vivio known on many radio stations in Nashville as U-Turn Lavern traffic reporter.

 

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Operation Dad – Help Make This A Special Father’s Day

May 8, 2008

Help us tell our troops we love them!

The Goal:  To pack and ship 6000 backpacks filled with personal items such as phone cards, encouraging notes, small toys etc to the members of the 506th Brigade Combat Team home based from Ft Campbell, KY. in time for them to receive them before Father’s Day.

The Deadline:  Everything needs to be collected by May 21st in order to be packed and shipped in time to arrive by  June 15th.

The Need:  HELP!!!  We need donations, we need letters of support and cards of encouragement.  We need people to pack and assemble the bags.  We need businesses, churches, schools, day cares and clubs to help sponsor the shipping and provide the donations.  We also need additional locations to become drop off points for donations to assist those who can’t get to Madison to donate.

Click here for more information on how you can help make this a very special Father’s Day for our troops! www.OperationDAD2008.com