On Tuesday, February 12th,7,000 Care Packages will be sent to active duty soldiers overseas. Operation Gratitude together with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment partnered to launch “Operation SKYFALL” in honor of the release of SKYFALL‘s Blu-ray and DVD release this day.
the most popular Bond film ever made and an action-packed film like
this can really boost morale with our troops overseas,” said Operation
Gratitude founder Carolyn Blashek. “Operation Gratitude has been
supporting our servicemen and women for 10 years and this partnership
was a great opportunity to provide some much needed entertainment along
with toiletries and personal letters that our Military heroes greatly
- body wash,
- shaving cream
- other toiletries and
- a featured DVD copy of the explosive 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise, SKYFALL.
TO CELEBRATE THE BLU-RAY AND DVD RELEASE OF
Would you like to help?
Volunteers including Military families, war Veterans, fans and more will be on hand to assemble up to 7,000 SKYFALL branded care packages to be sent to active duty soldiers overseas starting at 10:00am on Feb. 12th at the Army National Guard armory in Van Nuys, California.
Bond fans in Southern California are encouraged to come out and support “Operation SKYFALL” to help assemble the packages. For more information on how to volunteer, please email: [email protected].
Fans can also send donations in the name of “Operation SKYFALL” directly to Operation Gratitude by visiting www.OperationGratitude.com.
ABOUT OPERATION GRATITUDE
Operation Gratitude annually sends 100,000 care packages filled with snacks, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions, to their children left behind and to Wounded Warriors, Veterans and First Responders. Our mission is to lift morale, bring a smile to a service member’s face and express to our Armed Forces the appreciation and support of the American people. Each package contains donated product valued at $75-100 and costs the organization $15 to assemble and ship. For safety and security, assembling of packages occurs at the Army National Guard armory in Van Nuys, California. Since its inception in 2003, Operation Gratitude volunteers have shipped more than 915,000 packages to American Military members.