YOU DONATION WILL BE MATCHED!
Giving Tuesday was yesterday, but it's not too late to donate! Help us continue our mission of supporting our military community by making a donation today as your contribution will go further!


We are thrilled to have an anonymous donor who will match donations up to $20,000!!
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO WALKED IN THE PARADE OF LIGHTS WITH US LAST FRIDAY!
SANTA'S WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
Schedule Update

Due to recent demand changes, Santa's Workshop 2019 will open for a reduced time frame the first week in December as we're working on Stockings only.

Thursday, December 5, 2019
9:00 AM - Noon
Saturday, December 7, 2019
9:00 AM - Noon

NOTE: Members and scheduled groups only.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Presentation Team:
If you love to share our mission and how we help our military community--We Need You! Our Volunteer Presentation Team needs a Team Leader as well. If you are interested in volunteering in this very important role please CLICK HERE to email us!
LETTER OF THE WEEK
Thank you so much for my care package!
VINTAGE CHARM FUNDRAISER
Thank you to Vintage Charm in LaGrange for hosting a shopping event in October and donating 10% of proceeds to us, totaling over $500!
HOLIDAY PARTY DECEMBER 12th
Our Annual Holiday Party will be held on Thursday, December 12th--
CLICK HERE to RSVP by Tuesday, December 10th!
BILL RICKERT'S CONTACT INFO
If you have a question for Bill Rickert, OSOT-America's Executive Director please email him by  CLICKING HERE .
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 LINKS--2 Million Pounds of Comfort and Care
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-TV segment.
CLICK HERE to hear the WBBM Newsradio interview.

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