Powered by Bravenet Bravenet Blog

Subscribe to Journal

Blog Archive

« Prev  1  2  Next »     (31 entries found)

July 4th Is More Than Just Picnics, BBQ's, Vacations, Parties & Store Sales - Monday, July 6th 2009 14:40 (2965 days, 18h, 9min ago)
A note from Andi Grant & Barbara Whitehead ... As we spent time this weekend celebrating the 4th of July, we hope we also had some time to reflect on the true meaning of...
Memorial Day is EVERY Day ... at ..the Pentagon - Friday, May 22nd 2009 11:11 (3010 days, 21h, 39min ago)
FRIENDS...PLEASE...Do me one favor this weekend? After you get back from buying your treasure marked at 60% off...or...when you return home from your barbecue party ... or...
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! - Thursday, January 1st 2009 11:10 (3151 days, 20h, 39min ago)
Well, it's a new year, filled with hope for positive changes in our country and the world.  We surpassed many of our goals from last year and managed to send out more than...
MEMORIAL DAY SIGNIFICANCE! - Saturday, May 24th 2008 11:03 (3373 days, 21h, 46min ago)
ON MEMORIAL DAY ... I ask all true, patriotic Americans - While you enjoy your parades, picnics and barbeques, please remember those who laid down their lives for you to have...
MOTHERS DAY - Sunday, May 11th 2008 21:04 (3386 days, 11h, 46min ago)
Hello again and HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!Something to keep in the back of your mind ...In Connecticut, we held two packing parties this weekend.  I was so pooped from Friday's...
A Special Request From Our Troops ... - Saturday, March 1st 2008 13:13 (3457 days, 18h, 36min ago)
       I am embarrassed that I didn't have time to post a blog last month, but G2TT is involved with a flurry of activities and is bursting at the seams!...
How Did you first hear about Give2TheTroops? - Thursday, December 20th 2007 10:01 (3529 days, 21h, 48min ago)
    At every packing party at our Connecticut Branch, we go around the room and introduce ourselves.  One of the things we mention is how we first became...
Secret Elves - Friday, December 14th 2007 19:42 (3535 days, 12h, 8min ago)
     I want to tell you about some very special people who have been doing some very special things for our organization.  They spend countless hours each...
WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR? - Tuesday, November 20th 2007 23:36 (3559 days, 8h, 13min ago)
Last year in November, life wasn't throwing me too many curve balls and things seemed to be looking good. I started a new job and our organization sent many more troops...
Heroic Survivors and Their Wartime Recollections - Monday, October 1st 2007 20:01 (3609 days, 12h, 48min ago)
            Last Friday, I left my job early and was driving home.  I was excited that I would get to relax an extra hour or so and...
Another Deployment for Us - Tuesday, September 11th 2007 17:02 (3629 days, 15h, 47min ago)
As I struggle with facing my husband's deployment today - I wanted to share my feelings with you.  My husband is my greatest inspiration and the reason I...
A LETTER TO THE EDITOR ABOUT G2TT - Wednesday, August 1st 2007 21:15 (3670 days, 11h, 34min ago)
    The attached letter from a donor/volunteer in Arkansas was published in today's edition of the Sentinel Record in Arkansas ... Dear Editor,   In the...
It's Time for Another Blog! - Monday, July 30th 2007 19:30 (3672 days, 13h, 19min ago)
It's been a while since I last wrote.  I am pretty busy these days and despite our increase in volunteers, we seem to always have work to be done.  Our branches are...
Memorial Day Has Come and Passed ... So What Did You Learn?? - Friday, June 1st 2007 17:59 (3731 days, 14h, 50min ago)
    I was at a meeting the other night and overheard someone say they felt that our nation's support for our troops had diminished due to lack of popularity for...
THANK YOU! - Sunday, May 13th 2007 18:13 (3750 days, 14h, 36min ago)
    I have a short story for you now that I'd like for you to read when you get a moment.   Last Thursday afternoon, on my way home from a "Welcome Home"...
From the family of SPC Darren Howe - Friday, April 13th 2007 19:24 (3780 days, 13h, 25min ago)
    Dear Give2TheTroops,We appreciate everything you are doing for our soldiers. While our son, SPC Darren Howe, was deployed, we finally understood what support a...
Got SPACE? - Wednesday, April 4th 2007 10:55 (3789 days, 21h, 54min ago)
    GOT SPACE? A few folks have been badgering me to post a new blog, and I finally found a few minutes (more like 2.5 hours) to post a blog! By the way, if you...
A LITTLE R&R, ANYONE? - Thursday, February 15th 2007 21:14 (3837 days, 10h, 35min ago)
    REST? RELAXATION?  I don't think those words are in my vocabulary! But I certainly could use some! We've been very busy at all our...
PHOTOS and NEWS - January 24, 2007 - Wednesday, January 24th 2007 22:35 (3859 days, 9h, 14min ago)
NEWS THIS WEEK ..Another photo from January 3, 2007(Thank you XEROX & NYSE!) We THOUGHT things might simmer down after the holidays, but we were WRONG! Give2TheTroops just...
Our Troops were Honored at NYSE - Jan. 3, 2007 - Thursday, January 4th 2007 12:10 (3879 days, 19h, 39min ago)
    AN UNBELIEVABLY ELEVATING DAY! Yesterday, January 3, 2007, Give2TheTroops┬« had the privilege to join Xerox┬« in ringing the closing bell at the...
THANK YOU to --> The band "LUSTRA"! - Thursday, December 28th 2006 6:55 (3887 days, 0h, 54min ago)
WHO SAYS MUSICIANS AND ACTORS DON'T CARE ABOUT OUR TROOPS?Okay, first, I need to thank my 14-year-old son, Ryan, for contacting Nick Cloutman of the band, LUSTRA, (<--...
~ HONOR ~ - Saturday, December 23rd 2006 13:37 (3891 days, 18h, 13min ago)
When I started sending care packages in 2002, I never imagined I'd be managing a national non-profit organization.  I didn't know the strength and love I'd find...
THANK YOU FROM IRAQ - SSG Matthew Kane - Thursday, December 21st 2006 22:54 (3893 days, 8h, 55min ago)
Dear Give2TheTroops, Thank you so much for the care packages.  All of the guys said thank you also.  We hope you and your families have a great holiday....
THANK YOU, "ELVES"!!! - Monday, December 18th 2006 14:41 (3896 days, 17h, 8min ago)
First, thank you to Carol Kana, Beth Bellucci and all of the volunteers who wrapped gifts at the mall to raise money for our organization on Saturday.   At the same...
~~ SPECIAL REQUESTS and other News! ~~ - Thursday, December 7th 2006 13:49 (3907 days, 18h, 0min ago)
BUSY! BUSY! BUSY! We have been hopping at all of our branches!  Reporters are calling, inquiries are coming in, and volunteers are popping out of the woodwork. ...