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2013-12-30 16:20:04

Donations Through December 31 Deductible in 2013 Tax Year SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christmas is a season of giving, and Christmas 2013 proved to be a season in which the American people were particularly generous to military families. Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that provides emergency assistance to military families and wounded warriors, reported that individual donors met more than 100 specific needs listed at OperationHomefront.net from...

2013-12-26 08:21:48

Winery to Host 100 Military Servicemen from Northeast Texas Base HEALDSBURG, Calif., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Murphy-Goode will toast to the troops for the second year this Monday, Dec. 30, as the official wine partner of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl and presenting sponsor of the bowl's ESPN VIP Party. As part of the sponsorship, Murphy-Goode will host 100 military service members as its guests to the game. In addition, the Healdsburg-based winery will present a check...

2013-12-03 08:21:10

AutoPartsWarehouse.com donates $8,000 to Operation Homefront; promotion is first in ongoing initiative to support service members and their families CARSON, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoPartsWarehouse.com presented a check for $8,000 to Operation Homefront during Thanksgiving week. This was the first in a series of promotions and programs that the online auto parts website is leading to support service members and their families. The donation represented proceeds from the...

2013-11-09 12:20:10

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront and Bellisio Foods have teamed up to assist service members across the nation. Through the partnership, Bellisio Foods will provide Operation Homefront with $100,000 to assist military families through food and emergency assistance, as well as other services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) "Providing emergency financial assistance for basic needs, such as food, is such an...

2013-10-29 08:23:13

AutoPartsWarehouse.com partners with Operation Homefront to help the families of service members and wounded warriors CARSON, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoPartsWarehouse.com announced today that it will partner with Operation Homefront for a special Veterans Day weekend promotion to support service members and wounded warriors. From November 8(th) - 11(th), a percent of all AutoPartsWarehouse.com sales will go directly to Operation Homefront's Emergency Assistance...

2013-10-21 08:21:24

Company Continues Support for the Families of Service Members and Wounded Warriors WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAIC) announced today at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition that it will donate $250,000 to Operation Homefront. As part of SAIC's commitment to continue its support for the families of service members and wounded warriors, this donation builds upon the...

2013-10-08 08:20:12

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and Wounded Warriors, announced today it has earned its seventh consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This is the top rating awarded by the charity watchdog organization. Operation Homefront is the largest (by revenue) military support nonprofit to receive Charity Navigator's 4-star evaluation....

2013-10-07 08:20:14

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to military families, has announced that nominations for the Military Child of the Year Awards are being accepted online at MilitaryChildOfTheYear.org through December 14, 2013. Winners will be recognized in April 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) The Military Child of the Year Award...

2013-09-12 20:21:03

Eckrich® and Operation Homefront Supported Donation Allows Family a New Home, New Beginning LISLE, Ill., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty is no stranger to handing over keys. As the current co-owner of the famed No. 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford, Petty allows his driver Aric Almirola to take the keys of his race car each week. But today, with partner Eckrich, Petty gave away a different set of keys to an unsuspecting military family....

2013-09-08 00:20:22

Event Highlighted with Surprise Appearance by Popular College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit LISLE, Ill., Sept. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- College football season is finally here. It's a time of year where fans gather together at football stadiums across the country to cheer on their favorite team. It also signals the start of football tailgating season and Eckrich, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, is ready to fire up the grill. (Logo:...