Friday, September 18: 3 PM-6 PM to set up for event.
Saturday, September 19: 6 PM-11 PM. The event is in Villa Park and mask will be required. We will need help with food service, silent auction, and raffle. This event is outdoors /open garage so please dress for the weather.
Sunday, September 20: 11 AM-2 PM for take down/clean up.
LITTLE SMOKE FUNDRAISER THIS SATURDAY--SEPTEMBER 19th!
Tickets are now available for the annual Little Smoke Fundraiser hosted by Carl Pedersen. CLICK HERE to email Carl for tickets and more info or visit their Little Smoke Chicago Facebook page.
NEXT SHOP AND DROP OCT. 2 & 3
BECOME AN OSOT ANGEL!
We recently developed a new program to make donating monthly easier called OSOT'S Angels. You can set up monthly donations for a specific amount to cover shipping costs for our Comfort and Care Package Program, or you can set up a different amount. You can do this through PayPal, by check or money order, or by credit card through our online form or call us with the information. Join OSOT's Angels and receive a special OSOT's Angels T-shirt after donating for three consecutive months! If you have any questions or need more information please call us at 630-971-1150.
$18 Each Month Ships 6 Boxes a Year!
$36 Each Month Covers the Shipping Cost of 1 Box Per Month (12 Boxes Over One Year)!
$72 Each Month Covers the Shipping Cost of 2 Care Packages Per Month (24 Per Year)!
1280 W. Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook, 60440 from 11:00 AM-9:00 PM and 20% donated to OSOT-America, CLICK HERE for the flyer as you must show the image from your smartphone or the flyer for us to receive the proceeds!
Chipotle--Wednesday, November 4th
1516 N. Naper Blvd, Naperville from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM and 33% will be donated to OSOT-America, CLICK HEREfor the flyer as you must show the image from your smartphone or the flyer for us to receive the proceeds! Valid for in restaurant ordering and online orders with code QVEN98Y for pickup (delivery cannot be counted at this time).
ITEMS NEEDED FOR OUR
COMFORT AND CARE PACKAGE PROGRAM!
Our inventory is getting extremely low on some important items for our Comfort and Care Package Program and our friends at You Give Goods have set up a way to purchase items we need online, shipping is included and all items will be delivered to our warehouse. CLICK HERE for more info!
Items we are in need of:
--Letters and Cards to the Troops. These are one of the most valuable items because the letters and cards of support remind them how much they are appreciated and valued. If you are able to write letters and cards for us or can organize a group to help, please let us know!
CLICK HERE for the full list of products we need or call us at 630-971-1150.
THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN TRIVIA NIGHT!
Thanks to everyone who participated in our Trivia Night Fundraiser last week, a net total of over $330 was raised. We had 19 participants and our 50/50 winner took home $52.50. We received positive reviews from participants for our first event.
ITEMS NEEDED FOR OUR STOCKING PROGRAM!
We will be opening Santa's Workshop very soon! Please consider donating some needed items for the stockings as last year we sent out 8,000 stockings! If you have any questions, please email us by CLICKING HERE or call us at 630-971-1150.
We have a new schedule this week and going forward:
No class on Mondays, in person or Live. Monday nights are on hiatus.
Wednesday In Person and Live
Friday In Person only (for now)
Wednesday : 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Judd Kendall VFW 908 Jackson Ave, Naperville & Live on YouTube, CLICK HERE.
Fridays, at 10 AM-11 AM at the Medill Room at the Visitor's Center at Cantigny Park. Registration required, pleaseCLICK HERE.
Free parking, just tell the gate attendant that you are there for GI Yoga.
And last but not least, our friend Nate, founder of Bo Yoga ( the yoga poles we love) is having free Qi Gong classes on Tuesdays in September. CLICK HERE for the email from him and directions on how to sign up (send him an email to rsvp and get the zoom invite by CLICKING HERE) They are free, he has a suggested donation.
Phew, that was a lot!
Stay safe and Be Well,
MAKE A FINANCIAL DONATION
Please consider donating financially to help support our programs.
I had received a care package from your organization today and I just wanted to take a few minutes to thank everyone for all of their support. Everything sent to us out here in Afghanistan is truly a blessing for us.
We have experienced an increased level of interaction with veterans through our Veterans Assistance Program as well as our other programs regarding depression and suicidal thoughts. If you know a veteran that would be in need of help, please see the contact numbers you can share:
Military One Source
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
CHARITY WATCHDOG RATINGS AND AWARDS
OSOT-America is proud to have top ratings from Charity Navigator, Great Nonprofits, and a Guidestar Platinum Award...and our newest award from Chamber 630 for the Best Not-For-Profit Charity.