OSD Southwest Members Take Time from TwitchCon, Delivering Supply Drop to Veterans at VA Long Beach Healthcare
LONG BEACH, Cali., OCTOBER 20, 2017 /For Immediate Release/ — While many members of the gaming community, including military community members from OSD, gathered at the annual TwitchCon event in Los Angeles, OSD Southeast volunteers took time to visit the VA Healthcare System campus in Long Beach (VLBHS).
Jeff Bartrom, OSD Southwest’s Regional Director, led the way in arranging this supply drop that will impact over 5,000 veterans and kick off a relationship that will continue to build over time. OSD Partners including GAEMS, Bethesda, Bezier Games, Steve Jackson Games, Starbucks, Disgruntled Decks and Ubisoft helped contribute to make this a fantastic day for the veterans involved.
VLBHS provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, and extended care programs. It employs more than 2,200 full-time employees, and is the health care provider of choice for more than 50,000 Veterans. Active in both research and education, partnering with universities and education centers across Southern California, it trains a new generation of health care leaders.
OSD’s supply drop program has provided support to over 500,000 military community members, deployed and state-side, since 2010 in the form of gaming, coffee, comics and other generationally relevant items to build camaraderie and provide escape.
To learn more about how OSD’s programs and services are making an impact on the lives of members in our military community, visit https://operationsupplydrop.org/news/. To learn how you can make an impact through our programs and service, visit https://operationsupplydrop.org/get-involved/.
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