THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SERVED!
THANK YOU CHICAGOLAND BLUE STAR MOTHERS!
A BIG thank you to the Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers for organizing a HUGE collection drive for our Comfort and Care Package Program that brought in 1,542 pounds of items! They set up multiple drop off points and involved multiple organizations. In addition to all this they donated a check for $962.42! Additionally, we would like to thank the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #76 in Carol Stream for their generous donation of $500.
Thank you to all the groups and organizations who supported the Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers in their effort to get items for our stockings and comfort and care packages!

  • DuPage Medical Group Charitable Fund of the DuPage Foundation for a sizable grant to support this program.
  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 76 for donating $500, hand made stockings, handwritten cards of encouragement, and more.
  • Geneva Lions Club for a large monetary donation.
  • DoodleBug Workshop for being a collection site and collecting candy for our boxes.
  • Geneva High School Leo’s Club for holding a collection drive.
  • Apex Hospice and Palliative Care for holding a collection drive.
  • House of Graphics for holding a collection drive.
  • Mission BBQ for being a drive by drop off site.
  • VFW Post 8081 for being a drive by drop off site.
Plus so many members, family, friends, and individuals who donated in so many ways--thank you!!
ONLINE COLLECTION DRIVE--SHIPPING INCLUDED!
Thank you to our friends at CDW and the Military & Allies Resource Council for setting up an online collection drive for us--shipping the items to us is included in your purchase. CLICK HERE for more information and to shop online. CDW will be matching what is raised in this drive!!
NC-17 SEGMENT
Thank you to Naperville Community Television for spreading the word about our holiday stocking program. CLICK HERE to watch the segment!
TURKEY TROT GOLF OUTING--GOSHEN, OH
A big thank you to the organizers of the Turkey Trot 2020 in Goshen, OH for donating the proceeds of their Saturday, November 14th, 2020 golf outing to the programs of OSOT-America!

To learn more about the event, please CLICK HERE.

SANTA'S WORKSHOP
SANTA'S WORKSHOP:
Christmas Stocking Packing



Please note: advanced registration is required by using the above links.

  • Thursday, 11/12 from 9 AM-1 PM
  • Saturday, 11/14 from 9 AM-1 PM
  • Thursday, 11/19 from 9 AM-1 PM
  • Saturday, 11/21 from 9 AM-1 PM

BECOME AN OSOT ANGEL!
MONTHLY GIVING
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)!
$144 Ships 4 Boxes Per Month (48 Per Year)!
 
CLICK HERE For More Information!
MAKE A FINANCIAL DONATION
Please consider donating financially to help support our programs.
LETTER OF THE WEEK
Hello from Kuwait!
Thank you all for the goodies. I shared with my team here at the 401st AFSB. We all loved the notes as will. Definitely brightens our day! We hope you all are staying safe.
SSG LE

SCOTT MAXSON'S CONTACT INFO
If you have a question for Scott Maxson, OSOT-America's Executive Director please email him at smaxson@osotamerica.org by CLICKING HERE or call 630-971-1150.
SUICIDE PREVENTION
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 
1-800-342-9647

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 
1-800-273-8255
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. 
Operation Support Our Troops-America
www.osotamerica.org
630-971-1150
MEDIA LINK--Holiday Stockings 2020
CLICK HERE to watch the interview with NC-17.

MEDIA LINK--Comcast PSA
CLICK HERE to watch the interview.

ROCKIN' FOR THE TROOPS 2020: Patriotic Tribute For America
CLICK HERE to watch the performance

MEDIA LINKS--2 Million Pounds of Comfort and Care 2019
CLICK HERE to watch Stacey Baca from ABC 7 Chicago at our warehouse.
CLICK HERE to see the AM560 The Answer interview.
CLICK HERE to watch the NC-17 TV segment.
CLICK HERE to hear the WBBM Newsradio interview.

MEDIA LINKS--Over The Edge Fundraiser 2019
CLICK HERE for the ABC-7 Chicago News segment with Stacey Baca
CLICK HERE for the NC-17 TV segment
CLICK HERE for The Naperville Sun article
CLICK HERE for The Daily Herald article

PHOTOGRAPHY LINKS--Over The Edge Fundraiser 2019
CLICK HERE for images from Friday's VIP/Media event.
CLICK HERE for images from Saturday's event.