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2012-08-07 06:20:24

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and Wounded Warriors, announced today that it has earned its sixth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This is the top rating awarded by the charity watchdog organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) "I wish to congratulate Operation Homefront on achieving our coveted...

2012-08-03 10:21:03

HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At his August 4 concert at Reliant Stadium, Tim McGraw will congratulate U.S. Army Specialist Chris Kingham on being awarded a mortgage-free home in Houston, Texas. Country music superstar Tim McGraw recently launched a nationwide program called HomeFront, in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase, to award mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and servicemembers at each concert of his summer tour. (Logo:...

2012-07-30 02:24:42

LISLE, Ill., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone loves a happy ending. That sentiment is proving true with a popular online video that pays tribute to American military families and their emotional reunions. The two-minute tribute, created by Eckrich(®) in support of Operation Homefront, has already surpassed half a million views on YouTube since its June 5 release. The video is set to the music of Iron and Wine's rendition of "Love Vigilantes" by New Order. Eckrich, part of the...

2012-07-27 10:21:41

LISLE, Ill., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine answering your front door and finding a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and race car outside. And the driver is bearing gifts. That's exactly what happened to an Indianapolis family when Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Eckrich(®) Ford, rang the doorbell of the Baier home Friday afternoon. Almirola and sponsor Eckrich, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, made the surprise visit as part of...

2012-07-27 10:20:22

CLEVELAND, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At his July 29 concert at Cleveland Browns Stadium, Tim McGraw will congratulate U.S. Army Specialist Frank DeLorenzo on being awarded a mortgage-free home in North Royalton, Ohio. Country music superstar Tim McGraw recently launched a nationwide program called HomeFront, in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase, to award mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and servicemembers at each concert of his summer tour. (Logo:...

2012-07-26 02:22:14

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces, Ally Financial has teamed up with Jay Automotive Group to provide $10,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to children of Georgia military personnel. In cooperation with Operation Homefront Georgia, backpacks and school supplies will be delivered to children of Active Duty and National Guard military personnel throughout the state of Georgia. Military families from Fort Benning...

2012-07-20 10:20:08

DENVER, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At his July 21 concert at Mile High Stadium, Tim McGraw will congratulate U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Jesse Bowser on being awarded a mortgage-free home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Country music superstar Tim McGraw recently launched a nationwide program called HomeFront, in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase, to award mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and servicemembers at each concert of his summer tour. (Logo:...

2012-07-09 10:20:32

SAN ANTONIO, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) have joined forces again this pre-school season to gather school supplies for military children across the country. The supplies can be purchased by customers at more than 4,000 Dollar Tree and Deals stores nationwide and placed in collection boxes in each store. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) The Back to School Brigade program is a nationwide...

2012-07-05 14:21:54

CHICAGO, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At his July 7 concert at Soldier Field, Tim McGraw will congratulate U.S. Army Sergeant Linda Brashears on being awarded a mortgage-free home in Rockford, Ill. Country music superstar Tim McGraw recently launched a nationwide program called HomeFront, in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase, to award mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and service members at each concert of his summer tour. (Logo:...

2012-06-29 10:22:08

CINCINNATI, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating their first of three primary race sponsorships of Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, and their partnership with Operation Homefront, Eckrich® , part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, wants you to put your loose change to good use. "The King" Richard Petty and Almirola, unveiled a specially-designed racing tire bank today at the Kentucky Motor Speedway. Joining the...