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As we jump into a warm summer filled with fun and family time, it's also an opportune time to consider the impact we can make through charitable giving. Keep reading our latest blog to dive into the many benefits of planning your nonprofit giving this summer.

Our May Newsletter highlights exciting initiatives, our 2024-2025 Wish List, ways to get involved in your community, and more! Check it out.

Spring is a wonderful time to get involved in your community. The season brings renewed energy and opportunities to connect with others and make a positive impact. Here are ten ways to positively impact your community this spring!

Our April Newsletter celebrates National Volunteer Month and highlights the exceptional individuals who make up our volunteer network. Check it out!

At Operation Warm, we witness daily how volunteering doesn't just benefit the recipients but also enriches the lives of the volunteers themselves. This two-way impact of volunteering creates a more connected and supportive community for everyone involved.

Our March Newsletter Highlights the impact of a brand-new pair of shoes, different ways to get involved, CSR strategies to amplify your impact, and more! Check it out.

As we close out the 2024 Subaru Loves to Help program, we're taking a moment to bask in the remarkable achievements we've accomplished together this winter.

Our February newsletter highlights the amazing efforts of our partners, the value of a warm coat and supportive shoes, heartwarming stories, and more! Check it out.

At Operation Warm, we do more than provide children with the clothing essentials they need to be warm, comfortable, and confident. We deliver these essentials as part of memorable experiences designed to be meaningful and fun for everyone involved: kids and families, beneficiary organizations, and the funders of our programs.

Our January newsletter features an update on our impact last year, an announcement of a new and exciting partnership, ways to turn your new years resolutions into action, and more! Check it out.

Was giving back part of your New Year's resolutions for 2024? Keep reading for ten ways you can turn your resolutions into service.

As we enter the heart of winter, the spirit of giving and community support has become more vital than ever. Which is why we are thrilled to announce a new national partnership with Subaru that will drive warmth, comfort, and hope to children in urgent need across the country.

In the spirit of generosity and community, we're sharing real stories from our partners, beneficiaries, and volunteers this season.

On Giving Tuesday, each contribution, big or small, can make a significant difference. Keep reading to see how your Giving Tuesday gift is transformed into impactful action.

Giving Tuesday is a day all about selflessness, where every act of generosity counts. Wondering how you can make an impact on this Global Day of Giving? Here’s 5 ways that you can turn your compassion into action!

The power of small acts can make a huge difference. Whether you have hours a week to give back, or just a few minutes a day - here's a list of 20 ways you can make a difference!

Volunteering is often seen through the lens of altruism – an act of selflessness to better the lives of others. However, beyond the noble intention of helping, there's a transformative power in volunteering that benefits the volunteer just as much, if not more. Many are awakening to the realization that giving back also equips them with valuable professional skills.

Read our latest blog post of you’re looking for ways to get creative with your Operation Warm gifting program.

Our August newsletter features our Back-to-school initiative (#SchoolReady), the impact of your gift, embracing CSR during the fall, and more! Check it out.

As summer comes to a close and businesses continue to reimagine what back to office means in 2023, the following trends are emerging to help workers feel more engaged and purpose-driven—whether they work in the office always, sometimes, or never.

Being properly equipped for the school year is important to helping kids thrive in the classroom and beyond. And for those living in poverty, the barrier to getting school-ready is higher than ever.

Does the thought of heading back to school inspire a few groans in your family? While starting a new grade is exciting, the shift from low-key summer days to early mornings and packed schedules can be a challenge for both kids and adults. Here are some tips to make the transition easier for everyone.

The integration of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into business strategies has become an increasingly relevant factor in modern commerce. Far from being a peripheral concept, CSR brings about sustainable growth, strengthens brand reputation, and boosts employee morale and customer loyalty.

In 2019 Operation Warm partnered with Thomas'®, a leading producer of English muffins, bagels, and baked goods, partnered with Operation Warm, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing brand-new coats and shoes to children in need.

In our June Newsletter, we highlight the many ways you can expand your programming and impact through nonprofit partnerships.

In this blog post, we delve into an award-winning program between Operation Warm, a nonprofit organization delivering warmth, confidence, and hope to children in need, and FedEx, a global leader in logistics and delivery services. Through their combined efforts, they have managed to create a program that not only delivers essential items to children but also fosters community engagement and corporate social responsibility.

The need for shoes continues to grow, and Operation Warm is taking action.

Operation Warm and FedEx were selected for the award in recognition of their Empowerment Thru Volunteering campaign, which has provided impactful volunteer experiences for FedEx employees while leveraging shipping and logistics support from FedEx to serve thousands of children across the U.S. and Canada.

In an ever-evolving employment landscape, companies need to implement effective strategies to differentiate themselves and attract valuable talent across all sectors. In our latest blog, we'll explore three ways corporate volunteerism can help you attract this workforce.

In our April Newsletter, we highlight all of our volunteer opportunities in honor of national volunteer week! Learn how you can get involved and give back.

Each season, we hear incredible stories from our volunteers about how their experience with Operation Warm impacted them. Take a look at some of our favorites from this past season!

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community, but it can be difficult to get started. Read our latest blog post for 10 volunteer opportunities that you can get do today!

To wrap up Women’s History Month, please join us in celebrating one of our beneficiary partner organizations and one of our funding partner organizations that are supporting women and girls in hope for a brighter future.

Operation Warm's March newsletter focuses on how we're stepping up to the plate in 2023 to gift more than ever before! We highlight our shoe programming, our Halo awards nomination, a CSR playbook, and more!

This Valentine's Day, we're sharing the love with you as we feature some of the stories from our beneficiaries and partners that filled our heart.

Shopping for a person who has everything—or want to gift something more meaningful? We’ve put together our favorite suggestions for when you're searching for gifts that can help you make a difference while delighting your recipient.

On December 8, 2022, Operation Warm reached a major milestone - serving our 5 millionth child! Thank you to everyone who has gotten us to where we are today - Here’s to serving the next five million with #Morethanacoat!

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is the largest giving day of the year. Check out these 10 simple ways that you join the millions participating this year and give back on Giving Tuesday!

Halloween is a highlight of the year for kids—but this delightfully spooky holiday also comes with an increased risk of injury. Protect your young trick-or-treaters by following these essential tips for a safe and fun Halloween!

In a follow up from Operation Warm's last poverty update in March, we're seeing that relief from inflation has yet to become a reality for many who are struggling. Learn more about how poverty is currently impacting many Americans and how we can support those in need.

To celebrate this last day of National Hispanic Heritage Month we're highlighting a few of the many faces at Operation Warm. Read how their Hispanic and Latino roots empower them to engage with the communities we serve.

Remote work comes with tons of benefits, but one of the challenges can be keeping your team engaged and connected. 71% of workers say they find it imperative or very important to work for a company that supports giving and volunteering so we put together a list of ways that you can do just that!

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Students at Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary got a head start on Thursday bundling up for the winter months.

SHREVEPORT, La. - Volunteers from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Vantage Health Plan and Healthy Blue are handing out new coats to more than 1,000 children at Monroe, Shreveport, and Bossier City schools this week.

Operation Warm partnered with Cardinal Health to help provide free brand-new coats and shoes to the children in Columbus.

Hundreds of kids in the greater Columbus area now have coats to keep warm this winter.

Back-to-school time means changes for the whole family. As a parent, here’s how you can prepare for the new school year and help your kids get ready to learn and thrive.

Ambitions for a successful school year may be high, but so are the costs for back-to-school supplies. In its 15th annual back-to-school survey, Deloitte, an international tax consulting firm, found that parents and guardians are spending approximately 27% more on school supplies than in 2019. But Operation Warm, a nationwide nonprofit organization that has provided coats to children in need for 23 years, will be working to provide students with shoes.

Operation Warm's Executive Director, Grace Sica, had the opportunity to speak with Adrienne Bankert on the financial hardships parents are experiencing this back-to-school season and how Operation Warm's #SchoolReady initiative is helping kids across the country as they make their way back into school.

Back to school season has begun, but with inflation rising and the days ticking down before the first day of school - it can be difficult to get everything your child needs to be school ready. Take a look at our ultimate checklist for back to school and where you can get supplies if you can't afford them!

Our Impact

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  • Total Children Served


  • Communities Served


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  • Eagles
  • Subaru
  • FedEx
  • Nordstrom
  • Thomas
  • Five Below
    Five Below
  • Exelon
  • Money Mart
  • Elks National Foundation, Inc.
  • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • Pat's Coats for Kids
  • Morgan Stanley
  • WW Smith
  • Wells Fargo
  • Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation
  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
  • Rotary Districts
  • Mountain America
    Mountain America
  • bpx energy
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Gerber
  • IAFF Local 2068 Fairfax County
  • PNC
  • EQT
  • Operation North Pole
  • Rock 99.9 KISW
  • Scott Spino Foundation
  • Heinz
  • Gynada
  • Amazon
  • Assistance League
    Assistance League
  • Bonzy
  • Civitas
  • Ferrellgas
  • Fox Milwaukee
    Fox Milwaukee
  • Harvey Hanna
    Harvey Hanna
  • Hasbro
  • Holtec
  • Islamic Relief
    Islamic Relief
  • Kaiser
  • Lake Trust
    Lake Trust
  • Lennox
  • Liuna
  • Marathon Petroleum
    Marathon Petroleum
  • Ocean First
    Ocean First
  • Salvation Army
    Salvation Army
  • The Tepper Foundation
    The Tepper Foundation
  • NYC
  • Molina
  • TJX
  • wawa
  • Accenture
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