Operation USA Blog

May 17, 2016

OpUSA Staff Profile: Meet Sarah Gossage

Meet the faces of our organization! Our Staff Profile blog series will introduce you to the people behind Operation USA. This month, get to know our new Director of Operations, Sarah!     NAME: Sarah Luck Gossage   HOMETOWN: San Francisco, California   WORKING WITH OPUSA SINCE: 1999   TITLE: Director, Operations   PRIMARY JOB […]

March 7, 2016

International Women’s Day 2016 – Breaking Down Barriers in Girls’ Education

March 7, 2016 — March 8th is International Women’s Day–a worldwide celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year, the movement is all about gender parity. In 2015, the World Economic Forum reported a slowed rate of progress, indicating that true gender equality might not be reached until 2133. In […]

December 9, 2015

5 Tips for Giving Back this Holiday Season

December 9, 2015 –Did you know that on average charities receive about 40% of their total yearly donations in the last three months of the year? Some groups report receiving almost 30% of their yearly gifts in December alone, with 10% coming in the last two days of the year. At Operation USA, the trends […]

November 24, 2015

3 Ways to Support Operation USA This #GivingTuesday

November 24, 2015 — There’s a day for giving thanks. There’s two days for getting deals. There’s a day for giving back! This year, #GivingTuesday is December 1st. Are you ready?     #GivingTuesday (now in its fourth year) is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed […]

November 17, 2015

The Devastating Impact of Man-Made Disasters

  November 17, 2015 –When you think about “disaster relief” around the world, what comes to mind?   Often, when we think about disaster relief, we think about damage and destruction brought on by natural events such as earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes, typhoons and floods. We think about disease epidemics in countries already weakened by […]

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