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DIRECTV Partners with Operation Gratitude to Help Active Duty Military

DIRECTV:

WHAT:

        DIRECTV shows its appreciation to active duty men and women serving in the U.S. military by partnering with Operation Gratitude, a non-profit, volunteer organization that sends more than 150,000 care packages annually to individual U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions.
 
More than 550 DIRECTV employees will work in teams to assemble care packages, filling them with snacks, entertainment and personal care products and personal letters of appreciation. DIRECTV will also donate $20,000 to Operation Gratitude and present both the donation and the packages at the assembly site on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood.
 

WHO:

550 DIRECTV Los Angeles Employees
Carolyn Blashek, Founder and CEO, Operation Gratitude
Paul Guyardo, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer
Capt. Andy Holt, United States Marine Corps
Sgt. Matthew Beisman, United States Marine Corps
 

WHEN/WHERE:

Wednesday, Feb. 19

4:30-6:00 p.m. PT.

Paramount Studios, Sound Stage 17
5555 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90038
 

HOW:

Press are invited to attend the assembly session, followed by the presentation of the care packages. Please arrive by 4:30 p.m. for maximum photo/interview opportunities.
 

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