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Operation Holiday Cheer

Welcome to Operation Holiday Cheer 2014!


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Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts is proud to join with community and corporate sponsors in conjunction with the Rhode Island National Guard and Rhode Island's Family Assistance Center to to announce Operation Holiday Cheer 2014. Operation Holiday Cheer gives Rhode Island residents and businesses a chance to give back to the troops who are serving abroad at the holidays with care packages from home.

Holiday Cheer Donation Date

This year we will be accepting donations from the public and community partners on
Saturday, November 22nd from 9 am - 1 pm

The Warwick National Guard Armory
541 Airport Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Donations for care packages

  • Individual donations: Donations of items in any amount for the care packages can be dropped off on Saturday, November 22nd from 9 am - 1 pm at the Warwick Armory, 541 Airport Road, Warwick, RI 02886. Please check the Troops' Wish List for items that are requested and for those that cannot be accepted. Click here for a list of items that the troops have requested.

  • Corporate sponsors: To become a corporate or community sponsor, contact Maria Tocco at mtocco@ltgov.state.ri.us for more information. Donations of items to fill 350 care packages and monetary donations to cover the cost of shipping the packages to the troops are being sought, but donations in any amount are appreciated and will be accepted.

  • Donate Online: Date TBA, cash donations can be made online at the American Red Cross RI Chapter: Donate Online at OR by check payable to the American Red Cross, RI Chapter, Attn: Operation Holiday Cheer, 105 Gano Street, Providence, RI 02906. Please write "Operation Holiday Cheer" on the memo line of checks.