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H-E-B to send 500 'Operation Appreciation' care packages to Texans serving country away from home

Customers can nominate a hero through H-E-B's Facebook page.
Credit: H-E-B

TEXAS, USA — H-E-B is stepping up to be sure Texans serving in the military away from their families can have a "taste of home." 

To "celebrate freedom and those who bravely protect it," and in honor of America's Independence Day, H-E-B will send over 500 Operation Appreciation care packages to Texans serving our country away from home. 

To nominate a hero, visit H-E-B's Facebook page here. Nominations are now open and will be accepted until 500 are received, the company said.

The packages will be filled with H-E-B favorites that offer "a taste of home anywhere around the world." Customers can fill the care package with love by writing inspirational words in the comments section to be included on a notecard in the package.

In honor of America’s Independence Day, as we celebrate freedom and those who bravely protect it, H-E-B is sending 500 Operation Appreciation care packages to Texans serving our country away from home. To show our appreciation, we want to send them a taste of Texas! We’ll send them the goods, but we need your help with the gratitude. If you would like an active duty service member to receive an Operation Appreciation care package from H-E-B, nominate them here: https://forms.gle/Dp4VtXkWAh7GJyzt5 Leave a comment below with your thank you message to our active duty service members and we’ll include it in the care package.

Posted by H-E-B on Monday, July 4, 2022

“We are thankful for the commitment of the brave men and women who defend our nation’s freedom and are honored to share a bit of home with our service members,” said Johnny Mojica, H-E-B Public Affairs Manager.

Launched in 2013, H-E-B's Operation Appreciation has provided more than $10 million in support to dozens of military-based nonprofits in Texas, as well as efforts that provide mortgage-free homes to severely wounded veterans, the company said.

H-E-B has regularly been named a top workplace for military veterans and was recognized by Forbes as a top employer for veterans. The company said since 2014, H-E-B has hired more than 23,000 veterans and military spouses.


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