Stuff the Truck Update

Operation Once in a Lifetime, Kellie Rasberry, Big Al Mack and our supporters helped raise over $20,000 in linens and toiletries for our returning troops living in the barracks coming back from Afghanistan at our “Stuff the Truck” event. 525 Soldiers will be coming home to a true heroe’s welcome with their barracks rooms made up with all these donated items!

A big thanks to all who contributed! Thank you for your continued support.

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Camden’s Beach Wish

Help Operation Once in a Lifetime make a dream come true for a military family who just received news that every parent fears.

My son Camden is a 6 year old boy who loves his 2 brothers, sister, mom, dad and all his family very much. He is a typical boy that loves playing video games. He is outgoing, talkative and very sweet! I am an Army veteran and his father is still actively serving in the U.S. Army. We are very proud to be a military family!

Camden experienced weakness in his legs and problems climbing stairs not long ago and we knew something wasn’t right. After a few trips to his pediatrician and a visit with a specialist, our worst fear was confirmed. He was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This is so devastating to Camden. DMD is a debilitating disorder that causes progressive loss of muscular function and weakness that begins in the skeletal muscles. There is currently no cure or treatments for the symptoms of the DMD, which can include paralysis, respiratory issues and heart failure. It is life threatening condition.

Camden has a wish and that wish is to have a family vacation on the beach, is there anyway Operation Once in a Lifetime can help make this dream come true?

Lindsey N. McAlpine
& SSG McAlpine

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If you would like to support the McAlpine family you can DONATE or contact us at staff@operationonceinalifetime.com.

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Stuff the Truck

Come join Operation Once in a Lifetime, Kellie Rasberry and Big Al Mack July 5th as we help stuff a box truck full of new twin size sheets, pillows, pillow cases and blankets for our returning troops, all while enjoying karaoke, drinks and food at Big Al’s bar (McKinney Avenue Tavern 2822 McKinney Ave, Dallas Texas 75204).

For every new twin size sheet set and pillow you donate for the troops you will be entered into a raffle to win 2 round trip tickets anywhere Southwest Airlines flies. You can also purchase additional raffle tickets at the event for $10.00 each.

The box truck will be onsite July 4th so you can start stuffing the truck on your way home from work. We will also be giving away thousands of dollars in door prizes from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

You can bring items to stuff the truck July 4th from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

You can bring items to stuff the truck July 5th from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

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