Springs at Allison Valley in Colorado Springs, CO is partnering with the local Air Force Academy and donating to Operation Gratitude.
Operation Gratitude is an organization that sends Care Packages to our American heroes who serve bravely and selflessly, including U.S. Troops, First Responders, Veterans, Military Families, and Wounded Heroes & their Care Givers. Their mission statement is “To forge strong bonds between Americans and their Military and First Responder heroes through volunteer service projects, acts of gratitude and meaningful engagements in the communities nationwide.” You can find out more information about Operation Gratitude here.
How You Can Help
On Thursday March 19th, all Springs Apartment communities in Colorado will be hosting a public donation drive to benefit Operation Gratitude. Springs at Allison Valley will be hosting an Open House collective drive event this day featuring food and drink, prizes, games and special day-of promotions. The team will also be hosting a raffle for those who bring items to donate to Operation Gratitude. You can RSVP to this event here.
If you would like to donate to Operation Gratitude you can do so in the following 3 ways:
Option 1: Donate items from Operation Gratitude’s wish list. Some items include: Lip Balm (with a seal), Deodorant, Lotion/Healing Ointment (1 ounce), Individual Body Wipes, Individual Serving Drink Mix Packet (Crystal Light, Kool Aid, etc.), Gum, Mints, Socks (black, crew length), and Jerky.
Option 2: Donate using this link. After clicking the link choose “Donate Once”. You can click “Other” to type in a specified amount. Our goal is to raise $150 which will equal 10 care packages.
Option 3: Write a card or letter of appreciation to be included with the donations being sent. These are often some of the most cherished items in care packages. Our communities will have cards available in their clubhouse for you to choose from.