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BULLETIN: Operation USA to Assess Relief Needs in Mexico Following Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake

By • Apr 18th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Los Angeles, Calif., April 18, 2014– Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it is monitoring the situation in Mexico following a reported magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the southern Pacific coast. The earthquake struck north-northwest of Tecpan at 9:27 a.m. EST on Friday and was felt across the Southern region, including more »



Bulletin: Operation USA Partners with We-Care.com for Typhoon Recovery

By • Apr 15th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Charitable shopping site pledges more than $10,000 in funding for education related projects in the Philippines Los Angeles, Calif., April 15, 2014– Operation USA, a Los-Angeles based international relief agency, today announced that is will receive funds from partner company We-Care.com in sponsorship of the purchase of educational supplies in the Philippines as part of more »



Operation USA: Active Projects & Programs Update

By • Apr 14th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Operation USA has many active projects around the world (and here in the United States) in need of support from donors like you. Read on to learn more about what we’re up to and how you can help. Click HERE to make a donation now. United States: Pine Ridge Reservation Operation USA has recently started more »



OpUSA Staff Profile: Meet Mary Dolan

By • Apr 7th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Meet the faces of our organization! Our new Staff Profile blog series will introduce you to the people behind Operation USA. Check back every few weeks for new updates. This week, get to know our Director of Social Media & Media Outreach, Mary.



Operation USA Again Receives Four Star Ranking from Charity Navigator

By • Apr 4th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Operation USA is pleased to announce that is has once again received a four star ranking from Charity Navigator–the highest recognition an organization can receive. Charity Navigator is America’s premier independent charity evaluator. They help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health and accountability & more »



BANNER: Charity Navigator Four Star

By • Apr 4th, 2014 • Category: Homepage Gallery


BULLETIN: Operation USA to Assess Relief Needs in Chile Following Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake and Tsunami Warning (Updated)

By • Apr 1st, 2014 • Category: Disaster Response - Haiti Earthquake, Featured, In The News, News

UPDATE: April 3, 2014, 2:00 p.m. PT– Operation USA is relieved at the reported minimal damage in areas affected by the earthquake earlier this week, and will not respond with relief aid at this time unless requested by the government of Chile and/or by local organizations in need of support. The organization will continue to more »



BLOG: A Look Inside The Operation USA Warehouse and Shipments

By • Mar 28th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

In the Port of Los Angeles–which occupies 7,500 acres of land and water along 43 miles of waterfront on San Pedro Bay—is a 24,000 square foot warehouse facility run by Operation USA. Opened more than 20 years ago, today the facility is run by two longtime OpUSA Staff Members, Tony Shannon and Bruce Brinker, and more »



OpUSA Staff Profile: Meet Kira H.

By • Mar 25th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Meet the faces of our organization! Our new Staff Profile blog series will introduce you to the people behind Operation USA. Check back every few weeks for new updates. This week, get to know our Program Intern, Kira. Kira in Linzhou, China, January 2014 NAME: Kira HOMETOWN: Frankfurt am Main, Germany WORKING AT OPUSA SINCE: more »



BLOG: National Nutrition Month– Shocking Stats From Around the World

By • Mar 21st, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

In the United States March is National Nutrition Month. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the annual campaign is “designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.” At Operation USA, we know that not everyone has the luxury of making healthier more »



BANNER: Ibasho House Update

By • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Homepage Gallery, Uncategorized


Three Years Later: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Recovery

By • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

On March 11, 2011 a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck northeastern Japan, leading to a massive tsunami which wiped out entire towns and communities along the country’s northeastern coastline. The disaster resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and displaced hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens. The quake and subsequent tsunami also triggered a catastrophic nuclear more »



OpUSA Staff Profile: Meet Laetitia Rwiyegura

By • Feb 26th, 2014 • Category: Featured, News, OpUSA Blog

Meet the faces of our organization! Our new Staff Profile blog series will introduce you to the people behind Operation USA. Check back every few weeks for new updates. This week, get to know our Office Administrator, Laetitia Rwiyegura. Laetitia with her son at a National Honor Society ceremony in 2012 NAME: Laetitia HOMETOWN: Torrance, more »



OpUSA Staff Profile: Meet Jamaica Walden

By • Feb 13th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Meet the faces of our organization! Our new Staff Profile blog series will introduce you to the people behind Operation USA. Check back every few weeks for new updates. This week, get to know our Director of Operations, Jamaica Walden. NAME: Jamaica Walden HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, CA WORKING AT OPUSA SINCE: 2006 TITLE: Director of more »



BANNER: Honeywell Hometown Award

By • Jan 17th, 2014 • Category: Homepage Gallery, Uncategorized


Honeywell Hometown Solutions Presents Richard Walden, CEO, Operation USA, The Hometown Heroes Award

By • Jan 13th, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Honeywell has partnered with Operation USA to provide humanitarian relief since 2004 –Operation USA has delivered more than $350 million in aid to more than 100 countries –Award recognizes individuals who improve the lives of people and communities MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 13, 2014 – Honeywell honored Richard Walden, President, CEO and Founder of Operation more »



NEWS: Operation USA Ranks 7th in United Airlines’ 10 Million Charity Miles Giveaway

By • Jan 3rd, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

We are excited to announce that we placed 7th in the 10 Million Charity Miles Giveaway! Thanks to the votes of our many supporters in the contest, we will split millions of air miles with the other top ten charities. Click here to view the full list of winners now. Air miles are hugely valuable more »



NEWS: Operation USA Receives $75,000 Grant From Capital One

By • Jan 2nd, 2014 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

We are pleased to announce that Operation USA has received a major grant from Capital One–the financial institution has provided $75,000 in support of recovery efforts in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The funds will be used for grants and programs supporting safe water, education and public health. Operation USA will center more »



United Million Miles Banner

By • Dec 9th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


BANNER: Holiday Cards

By • Dec 6th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


BANNER: Crowdrise Holiday 2013

By • Dec 4th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


Annual Report 2013 BANNER

By • Dec 4th, 2013 • Category: Homepage Gallery


On Sale Now: 2013 Holiday Cards

By • Nov 26th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Send some holiday cheer and support Operation USA’s projects and programs around the world! When you make a donation* to Op USA this holiday season we’ll send a special holiday card to the recipient(s) of your choosing with this message: Happy Holidays! In the spirit of the season, (Your Name) has made a donation to more »



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA Receives Support from United Airlines, Celebrities Aiding Typhoon Recovery

By • Nov 18th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency distributes materials, engages corporate and celebrity partners, and confirms CEO will visit country in wake of Typhoon Haiyan Los Angeles, Calif., November 18, 2013 — Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international agency providing relief and recovery from the immediate and long term effects of disasters, today confirmed that it has accepted more »



FUNDRAISER: Typhoon Recovery with United Airlines

By • Nov 11th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Help us help recovery efforts in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Haiyan. When you make a donation to Operation USA via Crowdrise as part of United Airline’s Typhoon Haiyan Relief campaign, you’ll not only support our relief and recovery efforts in the face of widespread devastation, you’ll also help us earn matching donations from United more »



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA Aiding Recovery Efforts in the Philippines Following Major Typhoon

By • Nov 11th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency seeking monetary and in-kind donations in wake of record-breaking storm Los Angeles, Calif., November 11, 2013 – Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it is has distributed water purification supplies and will continue to aid recovery efforts in communities in the Philippines and surrounding areas in more »



BANNER: Typhoon Haiyan

By • Nov 11th, 2013 • Category: Homepage Gallery


TyphoonHaiyan

By • Nov 10th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


Bulletin: Operation USA Preparing to Aid Recovery Efforts in the Philippines Following Typhoon

By • Nov 7th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency assessing recovery needs as record-breaking storm makes landfall Los Angeles, Calif., November 7, 2013 – Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it is assessing needs and preparing to aid communities in the Philippines as Super Typhoon Haiyan bears down on the country. The organization will call more »



A Letter from President and CEO Richard Walden

By • Oct 18th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, Uncategorized

Dear Friends, After 34 years working in disaster relief and development, Operation USA has learned that an increasingly diverse media environment too often diverts our focus away from vital activities aimed at alleviating human suffering and promoting human development around the world. When war and military involvements, hotly contested national elections and political debates, and more »



NEWS: Operation USA Receives Major Grant from Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Foundation

By • Oct 3rd, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Operation USA is pleased to announce that we have received a grant in the amount of $258,500 from the Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Foundation. The grant will be shared with the International Development Association, our Ethiopian partner organization. The IDA, formerly called Play Therapy, provides healthcare, feeding and therapy services to children in need more »



BANNER: MEXICO FLOOD RECOVERY

By • Sep 18th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA to Aid Recovery Efforts in Mexico Following Major Storms

By • Sep 18th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency assessing recovery needs in wake of recent flooding Los Angeles, Calif., September 18, 2013 — Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it is assessing needs and will provide aid to communities near Acapulco, Mexico in the wake of major storms that struck the more »



BANNER: Katrina Anniversary

By • Aug 26th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


BANNER: BACK TO SCHOOL

By • Aug 19th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


RECENT SHIPMENTS: An Update from the Operation USA Warehouse

By • Aug 6th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

At Operation USA, much of our work is made possible by the generosity of our corporate partners. As a result of significant in-kind donations and sponsorships, we are able to deliver much-needed supplies to communities in need around the world. In recent months, domestic and international shipments delivered relief for tornado victims, humanitarian organizations, health more »



BANNER: AIR MILES

By • Jul 22nd, 2013 • Category: Homepage Gallery, Uncategorized


BANNER: Short Order LA

By • Jul 9th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


BANNER: 4th of July

By • Jul 3rd, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! Learn more about Operation USA in America

By • Jul 2nd, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

OPERATION USA – CELEBRATING AND SUPPORTING AMERICA As you celebrate the 4th of July, take a look closer at our programs here in America. California Clinics Program For more than 30 years, Operation USA has provided a wide range of supplies to more than 200 nonprofit clinics in California. Operating on tight budgets with limited more »



BANNER: Japan

By • Jun 18th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


BULLETIN: Community Gathering Place “Honeywell Ibasho House” Opens in Japan

By • Jun 18th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Operation USA partners with Honeywell to aid tsunami victims Ofunato, Iwate, Japan, June 18, 2013 – Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, today confirms the opening of Honeywell Ibasho House, a community gathering place in Masaki-Cho, Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture, dedicated to enriching the lives of elders affected by the Great East Japan more »



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA to Provide Increased Aid For Tornado-Ravaged Areas

By • May 31st, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency seeks donations supporting relief efforts in Oklahoma Los Angeles, Calif., May 31, 2013 – Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it will elevate relief efforts in the Oklahoma City area after tornadoes swept the area and damaged communities for the second time in more »



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA Delivers Aid via Local Agencies in Tornado-stricken Oklahoma

By • May 26th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency provides material aid and financial assistance Los Angeles, Calif., May 26, 2013 – Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it has provided emergency aid to communities in need in Oklahoma in the wake of tornadoes that struck the area earlier this week, with more aid to more »



BULLETIN: Operation USA Seeks Large Scale Donations in Bulk from Corporate Partners for Distribution in Oklahoma

By • May 21st, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

Los Angeles non-governmental organization identifies top in-kind donation needs for tornado victims Los Angeles, Calif., May 21, 2013 – Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, today announced that it is seeking corporate partners for funding and bulk donations of in-kind products of which there is a high need in Oklahoma in the wake more »



BANNER: Oklahoma

By • May 21st, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized


NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA to Aid Tornado Relief Efforts in Moore, Oklahoma and Surrounding Areas

By • May 20th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPERATION USA TO AID TORNADO RELIEF EFFORTS IN MOORE, OKLAHOMA AND SURROUNDING AREAS LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20, 2013 — Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it will provide emergency aid to community-based health organizations across Oklahoma in the wake of a tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma. more »



Tom Jones Benefit Concert Nets More than $40,000 for Operation USA

By • May 11th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Jeff Franklin Hosts Successful Fundraiser for Operation USA On May 10th Jeff Franklin, creator of the hit TV series “Full House” and an Operation USA board member, opened his Beverly Hills home for an Operation USA fundraiser featuring music legend Tom Jones. It was a successful night, raising more than $40,000 for Operation USA’s programs more »



BULLETIN: Operation USA Denounces Planned Cyber Attack of Same Name

By • May 6th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles based non-government organization releases statement in light of planned online attack Los Angeles, Calif., — Operation USA, a widely-known 34-year-old international relief organization, today released a statement regarding the “Operation USA” cyber attack planned by criminal hackers and aimed against websites of high-profile US government agencies, financial institutions, and commercial more »



BANNER: Raise for Women

By • Apr 30th, 2013 • Category: Uncategorized