This year’s Super Bowl Party for the wounded/recovering Veterans at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Center was a great success. AaSP joined Camp4Heroes, FDNY and the Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski Memorial Foundation and it was wonderful. The game was exciting, we gave out lots of prizes, the food was terrific and everyone had a great […]
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Salute to American Heroes 8 has been postponed due to COVID-19. Please mark your calendars for next year – October 21, 2021. Email: SaluteInfo@aasp.vet for more information.
Our Closeout Pack on Jan 28, 2020, was a successful way to close out inventory from Christmas that was still valuable to our Troops – and to make way for our new Spring inventory. A team from Equity 3 Real Estate, led by Rob Delcalzo, Principal, staffed the pack along with some of our AaSP […]
For the last 15 years or so, Captain “Woody” Woodall, retired Raleigh, NC, Fire Captain and President of Camp4Heroes, has put on a Christmas party at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon has been a major sponsor of that party for years. Helping AaSP with financial and gift donations are Unilever’s Military […]
Every year, Lara Spina, one of our Trustees, gathers her friends and they buy Christmas presents for our Adoptees. This year was no different and we had quite a selection of goodies to box up and send to our brave Men and Women serving overseas. The boxes were repackaged “as is” into corrugated cartons (with […]
Another great Holiday Pack (Thanksgiving/Christmas) was held on 19 November at the Unilever warehouse in Cresskill, NJ. In addition to the Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon volunteers, a team from Just Born Confections, one of AaSP’s Benefactors, came from Bethlehem, PA, to help in the packing festivities. Over 300 boxes were assembled with care and sent off to […]
Salute to American Heroes 7 was terrific! Special thanks to all our Sponsors, Benefactors, Donors and Supporters! View the SHORT (1.5 min) VIDEO This year’s Esteemed Honoree is Liberty Subaru of Emerson, NJ. Thanks to the DeSilva Family, Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon has been the beneficiary of Subaru of America’s “Share the Love” event every […]
We had a special pack on Tuesday, July 16. We didn’t have enough people to finish the pack on Tuesday so we asked folks to come on Wednesday and we did finish! (Above) – Every carton we packed contained a copy of Scott LoBaido’s “Liberty” prints (along with a special message he enscribed). We’re pretty […]
A special NJ Pack was held on 25 June. Freshmen and Senior students of teacher Brendan O’Neill at Bergenfield (NJ) High School collected over three skids of healthy snacks, candy, gum, beef jerky, slim jims, soup and scores of boxes of personal care items for our NJ ARNG currently deployed overseas. Brendan’s students do this […]
—>> ABC-NY Video on this pack released Monday, July 8 <<—click on this sentence. On Friday, June 7, a team from Deloitte’s NY/NJ offices came to the Unilever Warehouse to pack Girl Scout Cookies from the Nassau County (NY) Girl Scouts and DHL Express out of its Kennedy Airport Gateway. For the last several years, […]
On May 21, volunteers gathered at the Unilever warehouse by 9am and prepared over 200 cartons to be sent to our Adoptee units overseas. We called it a “fun pack” because it consisted of really neat plastic tumblers from our Benefactors at Just Born Confections in Bethlehem, PA. Also included were: Just Born Easter Peeps […]