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September 19, 2018

A Letter from President & CEO Richard Walden

Dear Friends,   As we begin our 40th year, I sincerely thank you for your continued support of Operation USA.   I know that in today’s world there are many organizations and causes worthy of your attention, involvement and investment, in disaster relief and beyond. As climate change continues to intensify the impact of major […]

September 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Operation USA to Aid Recovery Efforts Following Hurricane Florence

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency seeking donations as massive storm makes landfall   Los Angeles, Calif., September 13, 2017—Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, today announced plans to assess damage and deliver aid to community-based partners in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The agency will deliver both in-kind recovery aid—relief materials, cleanup supplies, and […]

September 11, 2018

Developing: Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018–As Hurricane Florence–now downgraded to a Category 2 storm–bears down on the Carolinas, communities in its path have begun to experience the storm’s effects with winds upward of 75 mph and heavy rain. Florence is expected to move onshore late tonight into early tomorrow as a Category 2 or 3 storm, and will […]

May 16, 2018

Updates: California Wildfire Recovery

July 30, 2018–This week, another series of deadly wildfires is burning across Northern California, destroying homes and structures and causing injuries and death. OpUSA remains committed to providing relief and recovery to communities impacted by all recent fires. This month, we’ll deliver in-kind supplies including fire-retardant gloves donated by corporate partner Honeywell to aid in […]

March 28, 2018

The Awesome Girls See Black Panther

Operation USA has enthusiastically supported the Awesome Girls program in Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina struck the area in 2005. In an environment focused on fun and connecting with peers, the program’s initiatives are aimed at nurturing the participating girls, building resilience and fostering life-affirming behavior.   Last January, we sent the Awesome Girls to see […]

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