Latest Operation Homefront Stories

2011-07-21 11:00:00

ATLANTA, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces, Ally Financial has teamed up with Carl Black Automotive Group to provide $10,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to children of Georgia military personnel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/DE17177LOGO-c ) In cooperation with Operation Homefront Georgia and National Charity League Northeast Atlanta, approximately 1,000 backpacks and essential school supplies will be...

2011-06-23 16:29:00

Nonprofit organization experiencing significant recent growth SAN ANTONIO, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the nonprofit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and wounded warriors, today announced the addition of three members to its national Board of Directors. Mark Foster of Martin Aviation and the Lyon Aviation Museum; Laura Fredericks of Laura Fredericks, LLC; and investor Ken Slater were elected to the Board at its...

2011-06-14 09:27:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, which operates the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network, presented a total amount of $15,000 to Operation Homefront at the seventh annual Verizon Wireless Network of Champions Golf Tournament on Monday, June 13 at The River Club in Suwanee. Verizon Wireless and the Atlanta Falcons presented Operation Homefront with a check in the amount of $15,000 to benefit the organization, which...

2011-06-13 12:00:00

Also announced formalized linkages with 10 other nonprofits "joining forces" to support the military. WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront (OH) and the U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) today announced the creation of the Army Homefront Fund. A Memorandum of Understanding between OH and the WTC recognizes the new 501(c)(3) organization, which OH will administer. The Fund will provide emergency financial and other support to Soldiers and their...

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  • A spider.
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