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Tri-Eagle Sales Celebrates One Millionth Box with Van Donation

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 in Blog, Portfolio, Sponsors

As Operation Shoebox honors Veteran’s Day by packing its one millionth care package, its workers and volunteers are delighted to receive a van as a donation from Florida-based Tri-Eagle Sales. Operation Shoebox...

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Millionth Shoebox

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Blog

As we celebrate shipping our millionth care package, we remember our homegrown beginning and milestones along the way. Discover why we ship home comforts to our troops deployed worldwide.

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Live Fox News Coverage!

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 in Blog, Events

Do you have special plans for Monday, November 11th to honor Veteran’s...

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Trick or Treat for the Troops

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog, Events, Portfolio

This Halloween, residents of Spruce Creek banded together to join in Operation Shoebox’s “Trick or Treat for Troops” program.Volunteers young and old alike collected the fun-sized candy that will be sent overseas to deployed service members.

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Sam’s Club Employees Rally

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog, Events, Portfolio

To the wonderful people that work in Market 56 thank you so much for all your...

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Operation Shoebox Mission

Operation Shoebox embraces a practical mission of providing hands-on support for our troops deployed overseas and returning home. It is the mission of Operation Shoebox to meet the needs of every hero with dignity and appreciation.

Whether it looks like packing coffee, socks, toothpaste and sports gear into care packages or sending letters of encouragement, whether it looks like organizing fundraisers or collecting supplies for homeless veterans, Operation Shoebox is committed to treating every hero with care and honor.

When you give a tax-deductible donation to Operation Shoebox, you can take pride in knowing that 100% of your gift goes directly to shipping costs and care package supplies. Shipping costs for an average month total between $11,000 and $17,000 in postage.

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Troop of the month

CH (CPT) Miller J. Eichelberger “Ike” 1-68 AR “Silver Lions” Battalion Chaplain

I am a Army chaplain serving with 1-68th Armor Battalion. Our battalion falls under the 3 Brigade Combat Team which falls under 4th Infantry Division located in Ft. Carson, CO. My job is my life and I am available for Soldiers 24/7. I love what I do and I will continue to serve God, family, Soldier, and Country faithfully.

I am originally from Mississippi. I have been married 14 years to Leslie and we have two children Zoe 10 and Elijah 5. I have a combined time of 21 years of military service, Active (12 years) and National Guard (9 years). I am a former Infantry Soldier of Desert Storm. I am currently serving a second tour in Iraq as a chaplain.

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My name is Lewis and I am a Warrant Officer in the US Army stationed at Kandahar, Afghanistan. My unit received your care packages the other day and I want to say thank you! The cookies and Cracker Jacks are always fun to get, but I was mostly touched by a simple handwritten note from Ruth Salerno. The soldiers here do our job because we love our fellowman and we still believe in America. We do not seek accolades, yet I find it very satisfying (and humbling) to know you believe in us. You call u…

Lewis Thomas