What a heck of a year we’ve had together at Operation Supply Drop! If we could put together a list of “Most (blank),” “Biggest (blank),” or “Most Impactful (blank)” from our programs and community, there’d be a new record nearly every week and month over the course of 2016. For this, we say:
In case you’ve missed some of the highlights, we’ve got the recap in the
: OSD 2016 Top 10 Highlights
#10 – #GivingTuesday (November 29, 2016)
In a single day, 80 generous donors came together to raise nearly $15,000 impacting active-duty military, veterans and their families for the 2016 Global Day of Giving on November 29th!
#9 – December 2016, Most Impactful Month Ever!
Nearly 1,000 community volunteer hours, over 55 supply drops, multiple Thank You Deployments equals OSD’s most impactful month ever!
#8 – Celebrating 5-Years with GAEMS!
In 2016, we celebrated 5-years with GAEMS as a key partner supporting our veterans! During this time, GAEMS has been a cornerstone in nearly 700 outgoing supply drops.
#7 – 8-Bit Salute 2016 Campaign $175,000 Raised!
8-Bit Salute once again brought together thousands of gamers, playing tens of thousands of hours supporting our troops! Let’s do it again in 2017, live at 8BitSalute.org!
#6 – 258 Supply Drops Completed in 2016!
With 258 Supply Drops to Deployed Service Members, Veterans and their families in 2016, we’ve now shipped OVER 700 total since we started in 2010! Supply Drops contain video games, board games, card games, coffee, Holiday meals. See the need, meet the need.
Click here for Part 2 as we continue with the OSD 2016 Highlights numbers 5 through #1!