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Review for Operation Troop Appreciation, West Mifflin, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Operation Troop Appreciation (OTA) is a 100% volunteer organization that support deployed members of the military. It's 98.5% efficiency rating means you know exactly where your money is going- to the brave men & women protecting us! I have volunteered for OTA for about 2 years now, and it has been a fantastic experience. You know you are making a difference in every box you pack and every Thank you card you have signed for a soldier. It is so personally satisfying that it almost doesn't feel like you are volunteering! I have had the opportunity to meet the Officers and Board Members of OTA, and their heartfelt and unwavering dedication to our men & women of the Armed Forces is inspiring. They throw their hearts into this organization- and it shows! They set the example for the volunteers. There is no task too big or too menial they will not tackle with a smile. What OTA has accomplished in almost 7 years as a 501c3 is amazing- over 80,000 deployed soldiers have been granted "wish list" items. I know as long as we have soldiers deployed overseas, OTA will be there to serve them and honor their sacrifice.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the letters we receive back from members of the armed forces that we have helped.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find a good way to get more publicity.

Role:  Volunteer & I serve as the Volunteer Coordinator.