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Ed L.

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

Rating: 5 stars  

In 2004, my unit received 420 Under Armour socks and t-shirts, which helped our convoy security personnel survive the summer heat in Iraq. We were amazed that such an organization wanted to help us, and show their appreciation for what we were doing for our country. Since my return to the States in 2005, I have been a volunteer. I have seen OTA provide various supplies and equipment to troops all over the world. I live over 4 hours from Pittsburgh, but go there several times a year to help with different events, paying the expenses out of my own pocket. If I did not believe in this organization, I would not take the time to drive to Pittsburgh. This is a great organization with great volunteers, serving the greatest citizens of our county, our service men and women.

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

While in Iraq, my unit received 420 Under Armour socks and t-shirts, which helped our convoy security teams in the summer heat. A great morale boost to know that what we were doing was appreciated.

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

I wouldn't change a thing as far as OTA goes. I wish I had more money and time to donate to help oter service members.

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How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?


How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

How did you find this group?

They found me.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

Before Iraq, I thought that my service to my country was the only volunteer work I would do. They showed me that we need to tell those currently defending our freedoms that we care on a daily basis.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Client Served & I have helped with logistics, and have participated in multiple fundraising events.