Category: Project Needs

Oct 06

Holiday Cards NEEDED!

We need over 3000 Christmas cards to add to our Holiday stockings! I have been given hundreds of cards over the past two weeks but they need to have a simple personal note added to each one. If you have a group of family, friends or co-workers who are willing to sign these cards please …

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Aug 18

Signed Blocks Needed for Four Freedom Gratitude Quilts

Would you believe we are finally in need of signed blocks for the Four Freedom Gratitude Quilt project? It is very important to follow the guidelines exactly. Everything is done for a reason to make the quilt properly. Please request the guidelines and signing template by emailing jans-h@operationquietcomfort.com. If you need blank denim, please send …

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Mar 02

9,031 Pounds of Love & Comfort Shipped in 2016

By Jan Houin, Plymouth, IN Here is the report of estimated totals of 2016 shipments*. They are “estimated” because I have rounded off some numbers, and it’s just possible that a few granola bars or bags of coffee slipped through the count. We do our best here in Plymouth, IN, but remember, we are all …

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Oct 14

Love & Comfort Shipped Oct. 11

 We shipped 71 boxes today with a total weight of 1678 lb., 9 oz. for a total postage cost of $2,717.71. This was almost double our usual monthly shipment because we needed to clear out our inventory to make room for the holiday project. We will be packing approximately 2,000 Christmas stockings on October 28th …

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Aug 17

In-Kind Donations Needed to Ship to our Troops

These are items we ship throughout the year, so if you would like to donate, feel free to do so. Send to: OQC 17671 13th Rd. Plymouth, IN 46563   PENS – preferably the “click” style, not the stick pens with a loose cap PUZZLE BOOKS – word search and crossword, approximately 5×8 in size …

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Jan 12

Help Pack Comfort Items for our Heroes

Monthly packing meetings are held the second Thursday of every month to assemble comfort items to be sent to our heroes serving abroad. Volunteers are needed to help pack at the home of Ken & Jan Houin, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST at 17671 13th Rd. Plymouth, IN.  

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Nov 29

It’s not too Late

It is not too late to contribute for the Holiday shipment. We still need to cover shipping charges. We also had an old unit that returned home and were recently deployed back to Afghanistan contact us for assistance. Monetary donations should be sent to: Operation Quiet Comfort 307 Palmer Ln. McCormick, SC 29835 Thank you, …

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Aug 10

Reader’s Digest Requested

We are still in need of more Reader’s Digest for the Go Bags that are shipped to our troops. If you would like to sponsor a new subscription, I have forms for $15 for a two year subscription.  Send your donation to: OQC 307 Palmer Lane McCormick, SC 29835 NOTE: Reader’s Digest on your donation

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Mar 01

Local School Collects Donations to Help Troops Overseas

WNDU Feb. 26, 2014 South Bend, IN Since January, students at St. Anthony de Padua Catholic School have been collecting cards and other items for America’s troops. Wednesday morning, members from Operation Quiet Comfort came out to pick up a “mountain” full of those donations. For those who may not know, Operation: Quiet Comfort is …

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Oct 24

Quilters Needed

Four Freedoms Gratitude Quilt

Are you a quilter or do you know a quilter? Is there a quilting circle that meets in your neighborhood, local craft store or place of worship? Operation: Quiet Comfort needs quilters to assemble Four Freedoms Gratitude Quilts from kits. The kit includes everything you need for the front of the quilt and the dedication …

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