Operation Tribute spreads holiday cheer in Auburn, Maine

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December 2, 2012, 6:01 pm
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(NECN: Marnie MacLean, Auburn, Maine) - About 50 children from military families attended a party in Auburn, Maine on Sunday. All of them received presents from Operation Tribute, a non-profit organization that provides gifts to children whose parents serve in the military.  

It's a way to say thank you to them for the sacrifices they make by having a parent who serves their country.
Operation Tribute started in Maine in 2007 and has now spread to states throughout the Northeast. The organization brings in over $750,000 to buy 35,000 presents. Any child with an active duty military parent can receive a gift, even if their parent is not deployed overseas.

Tags: maine, Auburn, holidays, Marnie MacLean, Santa, Operation Tribute
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