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2014-10-20 12:22:04

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to the families of U.S. service members deployed to West Africa to fight Ebola on the same basis as those deployed to combat zones like Iraq and Afghanistan, Operation Homefront announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110623/DC25541LOGO The national nonprofit, which has provided emergency assistance to the families of deployed service members since its founding...

2014-10-07 16:20:48

New Award Category for National Guard Children SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to military families, has announced that nominations for the 2015 Military Child of the Year® Awards are being accepted online at MilitaryChildOfTheYear.org through December 12, 2014. Awardees will be recognized in April 2015....

2014-09-30 12:21:09

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military families can receive a basket of free groceries and learn about healthy eating thanks to a new campaign from the national nonprofit Operation Homefront. The organization, which provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families, today announced its Growing Healthy Military Families campaign, a series of events this Fall in cities across America that will help military families learn about healthy eating and...

2014-09-23 12:22:59

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Farrell, 48, has been appointed as the interim Chief Executive Officer following the Board of Directors' acceptance of the resignation of Jim Knotts, 46, who led the organization since 2009. The effective date for the leadership change is Sept. 26, 2014. Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other...

2014-09-08 08:20:35

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit leading more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront has provided assistance to thousands of military families since its inception in 2002. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity watchdog groups, nationally, 93 percent of total donations...

2014-08-21 23:11:10

Hy-Vee’s Homefront Initiative Kicks off with Strong Customer Support Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® once again thanks Hy-Vee, Inc., a supermarket chain in the Midwest, for their continued support to military families. So far in 2014, Hy-Vee has already donated more than $46K to Hope For The Warriors® with the support of their customers and the “Round Up” program. The company will continue this program in the month of November for Veterans...

2014-08-11 16:20:34

Program Made Possible by Dollar Tree, SAIC, RetailMeNot, eBags, Veterans United Foundation, and Eckrich SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront's Back to School Brigade(TM) program, which distributes back-to-school supplies to children of military families, is off to a fast start now in its eighth consecutive year. Operation Homefront staff and volunteers are collecting and distributing backpacks full of school supplies to military kids across the...

2014-07-07 12:21:12

SAN ANTONIO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree, Inc. have joined forces again this pre-school season to gather school supplies for military children across the country. The supplies can be purchased starting today by customers at all Dollar Tree and Deals stores nationwide and placed in collection boxes in each store. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110623/DC25541LOGO The Back-to-School Brigade(TM) program is a nationwide campaign by...

2014-06-22 16:20:07

Murphy-Goode Grill Sergeant Cooks for "The King" Richard Petty and Team LISLE, Ill. and HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich and Murphy-Goode, which both support Operation Homefront, have collaborated to develop a special recipe created by Murphy-Goode's "Grill Sergeant" Dirk Yeaton in support of our military families. To celebrate the partnership and highlight the recipe, Eckrich invited Murphy-Goode and Yeaton to the Sonoma Raceway to cook for "The King"...

2014-05-28 16:29:04

Grand Prize: $1,000 Visa Card SAN ANTONIO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's military families lead extraordinary lives, and Operation Homefront wants to help share the iconic moments of those lives. The national nonprofit today announced their "My American Life" photo contest, which will launch Wednesday. Contestants can post a snapshot of themselves living their American life on Operation Homefront's Facebook page or email a photo to...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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