Our Veterans Day episode was all about highlighting and honoring military moms, including active duty wives and spouses of those in the armed forces. We also want to extend a thank you to Kimberly Felshaw and her team at Operation Showers of Appreciation for their help in putting this show together.
OSOAmil is a 501(c)3, non-profit tax-exempt organization, whose mission is to honor our Military, Veterans, Reserves, Wounded Warriors, First Responders, Gold Star Families, and Blue Star Mothers, and their families by supporting them with programs designed to provide assistance within everyday life and letting them know the many sacrifices of both the families and those serving are appreciated. OSOAmil does this by hosting and co-hosting large scale baby showers, baby care packages, and diaper programs, events honoring our Military, Veterans, Blue and Gold Star moms and families. They are a 100% volunteer and donation based organization.
There are lots of ways to support Operation Showers of Appreciation. You can:
- Collect donations for upcoming showers for example: diapers, wipes, baby shampoo/wash, bottles, teethers, pacifiers, bath tubs, wash cloths, clothing, socks, shoes and toys
- Knit, monogram or sew handmade baby blankets, quilts, bibs, hats, booties, burp cloths for upcoming showers
- Host a baby shower in your local city or base/post
- For other ways you can volunteer and get involved, visit the OSOA blog, like them on Facebook, and follow their Twitter for updates.