Operation Military Kids Hero Packs

April 4, 2008 | Categrory: childrens books, military kids, military programs

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I want to acquaint all of you to a wonderful project being newly set up in Colorado (it is a nationwide project). Operation Military kids is a program put together by the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, National 4-H, Boys and Girls Clubs, American Legion, the Military Child Education Coalition and several other supporters.

The goal of Operation Military Kids is very similar to our goal at Wee The People Publishing, to provide Military kids and families with resources that can make the difficult time of deployment easier, and to give support in many ways to military children. In Colorado, we have been working to add We Serve Too, A Child’s Deployment Book to the contents of the hero pack. These packs are a wonderful resource for children, and are given out to children who have a parent deployed or soon to be deployed.

The packs are very high quality, and the supporters of OMK , give generously to fill the packs with things that can help kids stay connected to a parent far away. 4-H children compile these donations into the pack to give out to military kids.The book We Serve Too!, is a useful addition that allows parents and caretakers to have truly meaningful discussions that can help young children find a purpose and understanding of what their parent may be doing while far from home.

If you would like to participate in getting our book into the hero pack, you can purchase the book on our website and note in the comment area, that it is a gift to a military child, and to be added to an OMK hero pack .

We hope to soon have a way for you to directly donate books through 4-H, so you can get a tax deduction for your gift, but as of now we just thank you for your gifts to our littlest heroes!

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