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Operation Supply Drop Inc.

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Causes: Leadership Development, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: Founded in 2010, Operation Supply Drop (TAX ID: 27-3842517) works to build lasting networks with the larger community to drive mutual support for today’s active duty military, their families and the veteran population.

Results: - Over 150,000 veterans, active-duty and military families served - 9,000 community service hours in local communities around the world

Target demographics: Military Service-Members, Veterans & their Families

Direct beneficiaries per year: 87,000 Veterans, Active-Duty & Military Families

Geographic areas served: Military & Veteran Communities around the Glovbe

Programs: In response to a growing need from our deployed troops requesting generationally relevant gear from back home, Operation Supply Drop was founded in 2010 with a focus on delivering “Video Game Care Packages Downrange.” As we grew and service members returned home to face various transitional challenges, our objective evolved to identify and address the underlying needs of these veterans and their families. Today’s Operation Supply Drop is a direct reflection of listening to those we serve. Tens of thousands of our active-duty members are receiving care packages courtesy of our generous gaming partners while we develop substantial programming to work with veterans during their transition home. Our programs address Mental Health, Homelessness, and Employment for Veterans and their families accompanied by a global structure encouraging community service and commitment towards one another.

Community Stories

72 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 Christopher H.1

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you very much for the Tickets for the Circuit of the America's F-1 Race in Austin TX on Oct 22nd. We had great seats and I took a friend who was also a veteran (although he was only Navy . . . GO ARMY!)

2

Donor

Rating: 5

I have enjoyed my correspondence and time I have given to OSD. Glenn and his team focus on their mission and always try to improve. This is one of the best Veterans Charities. I look forward to giving more time and more assistance .

1 Louis R.1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Picking up tickets now for the COTA thanks I’ll post pictures

1

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Great nonprofit for veterans, the extra recreational activities are fantastic for vets to get out with their Comrades-in-Arms. Thanks for all you do.

1 Sam K.1

Client Served

Rating: 5

Great event and so happy to be going. it was super easy to apply and get tickets

1 Fernando R.

Client Served

Rating: 5

OSD gave me tickets to an event at 360 it was an amazing experience and the seats were amazing!

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Great events with a focus on motivating veterans and supporting them while in service, through transition and in post service life.

1

Client Served

Rating: 5

Operation Supply Drop sent us a massive care package that included an XBox, coffee, and snacks. My Marines truly appreciated the gifts and appreciated the support they received from Operation Supply Drop.

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

Being able to get supported by OSD made it possible for our WWP group to enjoy a little friendly competition. It was fun. Competitive and good way to let out stress without getting combative.

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gbanton 04/10/2017

It's an honor to serve, thank you for the opportunity.

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

A+ organization. They donated 4 playstations to our Wounded Warrior Project peep to peer mentor group.

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you Operation Supply Drop, I'm a Peer Mentor with Wounded Warrior Project and hadn't played a video game in years. We get together at our meetings now and play Madden and other games and talk trash to each other, thank you guys!

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

OSP donated some games and gaming consoles to my local wounded warrior project peer support group. It really helped to get my mind off of things. Thank you

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization has had a huge impact on my husband and his friends. It allowed him to find that comradery that he missed when he left the service. This organization has allowed him to find a support system to help him through his recovery. Thanks for all you do.

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am a veteran that was wounded in combat in Iraq. Adjusting to civilian life had been extremely difficult and challenging. Gaming allowed me to have a respite from my daily battles with PTSD. It takes strength to fight the hopelessness and doomed feelings that were occurring constantly. Operation Supply Drop donated gaming system to our peer group so that we could get together for game nights. The comradery and support that originated from that donation will never be measured but this organization saved lives I know that for a fact. Thanks for all you do.

3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Being a disabled veteran, I was drawn to OSD by the opportunity to support the military community in a fun and unique way. As I've volunteered with the organization, I've watched OSD spread it's footprint and impact tremendously. Always willing to help in any fashion possible, I would recommend the organization to any service member or veteran in need of support. Even if OSD can't help you directly, they will try their hardest to find someone who can.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Not only does OSD provide amazing military and veteran support through their Supply Drop program, their Teams program also helps veterans find a new purpose after they've served. By giving Team members an opportunity to directly support military and veteran organizations in their area, often through hands on volunteering, OSD allows those involved to feel truly connected to their cause and often see the immediate result of their efforts. Whether you're the one receiving a Supply Drop, or a volunteer helping handing it off, you're rewarded with a sense of joy that can be truly life changing. It's one thing to donate to an organization, then see photos of the result a month later. It's a completely different experience to see a soldier cry because the computer OSD just gave him is going to allow him to watch the birth of his child.

2

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Operation Supply Drop is a great organization, they have stepped up where other Veteran Non Profits have dropped when it comes to helping the veteran community. Not only do they do it through multiple different programs but they also do it with an open heart and mind. I love working with these guys and their teams and I hope I can only help them out more in the long run.

4

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Thank you OSD for providing Vets/ Family with great memories and fun times with friends, and providing experiences that are hard to come by, the Teamwork, Enthusiasm , And Mentorship is amazing, Thank You for giving Soldiers along with others in the community a chance to participate.

4

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Very Impressed with All the things OSD does here in Austin-New Braunfels-San Antonio and with the empowerment of Veterans to become Leaders within thier communities... keep up the great work!

4 Tatum R.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is a very honest, transparent organization that is truly dedicated to the mission. Leadership is dependable, team leaders are enthusiastic, and those we have supported are always grateful. The emphasis on the partnership between civilians and veterans is so important and a key aspect to bridging the gap between the two. So far it has been a rewarding experience.

2

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

OSD donated hundreds of hygiene kits to veterans at the American GI Forum's Residential Center for Homeless Veterans. The team was so friendly and gracious, and they took the time to learn about the center and all of the services provided to veteran residents. OSD's presence made a huge impact on the veterans at the center, and we are so grateful for their support!