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SALT LAKE CITY, UT – 9/28/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Operation Give run by Chief Warrant Officer Paul Holton (Ret.) also known by Chief Wiggles will be stuffing and delivering over 25,000 stockings to be delivered to deployed military members. Operation Give will be tightly working with the USO to deliver these stockings on Christmas. This year marks the 12th year of delivering a little Christmas Joy to those who are away from their homes and family.

Operation Give is need of both supplies and donations to make sure we hit our goal of 25,000 stockings. You can donate at https://www.plumfund.com/charity-fundraising/operation-christmas-stocking or www.operationgive.org

If you would like to donate supplies, please ship them to:

Operation Give

2275 South 900 West

Dock 49

 Salt Lake City, Utah 84119

Operation Give has an active Thunderclap or Digital Flash Mob going on. To participate go to https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/46809-operation-christmas-stocking?locale=en

About Operation Give:

Operation Give began when Paul, a member of the Utah Army National Guard, was activated and sent to Iraq in early spring, 2003.  He began to send back emails, detailing his time and activities, to a friend back in Salt Lake City, who then created a Weblog (Blog) so that others could read Paul’s journal.  

Paul’s family and some friends and co-workers began sending packages to Paul with items to make life in the desert, in the summer, more bearable.  Paul began to share these with other GI’s in his group, and then even with the POW’s and townspeople of the area.

The genesis of Operation Give, Joys through Toys, began when Paul posted a story on his Blog about a little Iraqi girl he encountered. This story was also published in the bestselling book, “Collateral Kindness: The True Story of an Army Interrogator in Iraq.” This book can be ordered on Amazon and other major bookstores.

Other Missions:

Operation Give participates in multiple mission on a yearly basis. Currently, they are raising 1 Million pounds of humanitarian supplies to ship to the Yazidi and Christian Refugees in Northern Iraq. You can learn more about this mission by visiting https://www.plumfund.com/charity-fundraising/OperationGive or www.operationgive.org

There is also a Thunderclap and Digital Flash Mob going on for this mission. Visit https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/46812-help-the-refugees-fleeing-isis?locale=en

For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Holton, see contact details below:

https://vimeo.com/118999158

Operation Christmas Stocking Full Version from Operation Give on Vimeo.

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