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March 21, 2014

National Nutrition Month– Shocking Stats From Around the World

March 21, 2014 — 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 […]

March 14, 2014

The Challenges of Helping Children in Syria

by Richard Walden   March 14, 2014 — The Syrian refugee crisis is this century’s worst refugee and internally displaced crisis–not only for the sheer number of displaced people or the more than 100,000 killed by violence, hunger and untreated disease, but also because of the lack of free access humanitarian aid groups have had […]

March 11, 2014

Three Years Later: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Recovery

Three years ago today, 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 […]

March 6, 2014

Get More Out Of Giving

March 6, 2014 — In the wake of a disaster, or in the face of endemic poverty, every donation is helpful, right?   In the U.S. people often feel compelled to reach out and help in any way they can when they hear about a country in need. It’s human instinct to offer support in […]

February 28, 2014

Giving Back When You Shop Online

By Dylan Nord This guest post comes to you from our friends at We-Care.com.   February 28, 2014 — In February, we at We-Care.com made the decision to feature Operation USA as our Cause of the Month. Throughout the month, we’ve highlighted all the amazing work that Operation USA has done and continues to do. […]

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