Lt. Governor McKee and Volunteers to Pack Care Packages for RI Troops for 14th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – This weekend, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee will be joined by
volunteers from across Rhode Island to receive donations of goods and pack care
packages as part of the 14th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer at the Warwick Armory,
541 Airport Road. On Saturday, November 19th, volunteers will collect and sort
donations from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and on Sunday, November 20th from 9:00 am – 12:00
pm volunteers will assemble hundreds of care packages for Rhode Island service
members who are away from home during the holidays.

Operation Holiday Cheer is made possible through the generous support of sponsors
including: AAA Southern New England, AlphaGraphics, American Red Cross, Amica Mutual
Insurance Company, Bank Newport, Bank of America, Blue Star Moms, City of Warwick,
CVS Health, Del’s Lemonade, Dunkin’ Donuts, Electric Boat, Finlay Extracts &
Ingredients, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England, Gold Star Moms, Hasbro, The
Home Depot, Local 57 Operating Engineers, National Grid, The New England Patriots,
Ocean State Job Lot, The Pawtucket Red Sox, The Providence Journal, Rhode Island
National Guard Family Assistance Center, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation,
Stop & Shop, The U.S. Postal Service – Providence, The Valley Breeze, Walmart, The
Washington Trust Company