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October 15, 2015

A Letter from President & CEO Richard M. Walden

October 15, 2015   Dear Friend,   The cost of the upcoming 2016 elections will surpass $8 billion at all levels. These funds come from private donors who might otherwise provide necessary funds to strengthen communities here at home and throughout the world. Donors who support political campaigns too often shift funds away from charities […]

October 14, 2015

Donor Spotlight: Kaiser-Permanente helps Operation USA supply Care Harbor Los Angeles 2015

October 14, 2015 — Operation USA would like to give special thanks to Kaiser-Permanente for their role in helping thousands of people from the greater Los Angeles area receive much-needed health care this week as part of Care Harbor’s annual health clinic.     Kaiser-Permanente is Operation USA’s largest equipment and disposable medical supply donor. […]

October 1, 2015

Happy Birthday Julie Andrews!

October 1, 2015 — Today we’re wishing a very happy 80th birthday to Julie Andrews, who helped found Operation USA more than 36 years ago. Julie has stayed active and helped us reach 100 countries with emergency disaster relief and long-term recovery projects since 1979. We love you, Julie!   To make a donation in […]

September 9, 2015

Syria Refugee Crisis: How To Help

  September 9, 2015 — While Operation USA primarily responds to natural disasters, we recognize that man-made disasters often cause equally devastating conditions for all those who are impacted. Currently, the world is facing the worst refugee crisis in decades, with an estimated 4.1 million people having fled Syria to neighboring countries, some of whom […]

August 6, 2015

Status Report: Nepal Earthquake Recovery

August 6, 2015 — On Saturday, April 25th, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake–the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in more than 80 years–struck just outside the country’s heavily populated capital, Kathmandu, impacting areas across the country and its neighboring borders with India, China, Bangladesh and Tibet. The disaster triggered deadly avalanches on Mount Everest and in […]

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