There are a million ways to say thank you. Great or small they all have value.
- Decide to always just say thank you whenever you see a person in uniform.
- When you see a person in uniform at the coffee shop or fast food restaurant pick up their tab if you can.
- At the airport trade your first class or comfort seat for their standard seat
- If you have a neighbor who is deployed offer to play catch with the kids or mow the lawn. Ask how you can help
- Send a care package by contacting Operation Gratitude
- Donate your old cell phone
- Drive a Veteran to their doctor appointments (contact the hospital services coordinator at the local VA hospital)
- Write a letter
- Volunteer at a VA hospital
- If you run a business hire a veteran – Hire Heroes USA
- Donate dollars or time to train service dogs for veterans – Patriot Paws or Puppy Jake Foundation
- Build a house for a veteran – Building Homes for Heroes
Big dollars or only a few dollars, lots of time or only a little time, where there is a will there is a way to say thank you to those who serve in our military.