Operation Gratitude - Memorial Day Care Packages for the Troops & First Responders


Family Volunteering

Start Date
End Date
1.5 hours
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Houston, TX
United States

This activity is for all ages!

This activity is virtual and requires you to provide your own supplies and you will mail the packages directly to Operation Gratitude. Families who sign up for this event will receive a separate email with detailed instructions and further information about our nonprofit partner and how we can help! Feel free to do this activity when convenient for your family.

We are excited to partner with Operation Gratitude, which supports military, veterans and first responders. Generation SERVE volunteers will make Care Packages and cards for this Memorial Day!

Care Packages include the following...

Protein Snacks

1–2 oz Individual Serving Sizes

  • Salty Snacks
  • Trail Mix
  • Beef Jerky


Individual “On the Go” packets

  • Cold Drinks
  • Coffee


Individually Wrapped for Single Use

  • Shower
  • Body Wipes

Leisure Items

  • Puzzle Books
  • Crossword
  • Word Search
  • Sudoku, etc.


  • All food items MUST have a best by date LONGER than 6 months from the date of receipt by Operation Gratitude.
  • DO NOT send any pork food items.
  • DO NOT send any items made of glass or aerosol products.
  • All items must be NEW and SEALED in original packaging.

We will provide further information and mailing instructions. You can also learn more HERE.

Don't forget to email us at houstonteam@generationserve.org with your service hours so we can keep track of them for you! More instructions and resources will be sent to you after sign up.

Questions? Contact us at houstonteam@generationserve.org.

**Suggested donation $15 per child/$30 per family to cover our activity costs, or join us as a Houston Family Sponsor and help us inspire a generation of community-inspired leaders in Houston. Please donate now and thank you for your support!

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