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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 »



EVENT RECAP: Hungry to Help at Short Order LA

By • Jul 22nd, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

Operation USA’s first Hungry to Help Series event was held at Short Order on Wednesday, July 17th. More than 60 supporters attended, enjoying craft fare from Executive Chef Christian Page, sipping signature cocktails by Short Order, and learning more about Operation USA’s programs around the world. Thank you to all those who attended, and congratulations more »



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 »



HUFFINGTON POST BLOG: CEO Richard Walden — “On Serving Our Fellow Americans and the World “

By • Jun 24th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

By Richard Walden Operation USA, President and CEO When I was “draft age” in 1968, my graduating class at the University of Pennsylvania (or the 90 percent who were males) collectively felt like rats caught in a trap. The clear majority — even at Penn’s Wharton School of Business (classmates included Donald Trump, Michael Milken, more »



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 »



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 »



HUFFINGTON POST BLOG: CEO Richard Walden – “Hurting the Cuban People Since 1960 ”

By • Apr 17th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

By Richard Walden Operation USA, President and CEO When Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge committed genocide from 1975 to 1978, which ultimately took 2 million lives, the U.S. government was slow to allow relief agencies to go there with life-saving assistance after the Khmer Rouge were driven from power. It was slow because of something popularly called more »



IN THE NEWS: (VIDEO) CEO Richard Walden on FoxNews.com LIVE’s “On the Hunt” — ‘How bad is the humanitarian crisis in North Korea?’

By • Apr 10th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

FoxNews.com LIVE – “On the Hunt” Jonathan Hunt Asks “How bad is the humanitarian crisis in North Korea?” Richard Walden discusses the difficulties in getting help to the people who really need it in North Korea. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com – Follow Jonathan Hunt on Twitter @JonathanHuntFNC Follow Operation USA on Twitter @OperationUSA more »



HUFFINGTON POST BLOG: CEO Richard Walden – “My Miserable Week in North Korea as a VIP Guest”

By • Apr 4th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

By Richard Walden After 10 years of on again, off again invitations by North Korea’s United Nations delegation and after a highly publicized (via a Huffington Post blog) “non-public visit” by North Korean Foreign Ministry officials to Los Angeles in 2010, I went to Pyongyang in December of that year to follow up on a more »