Operation Handwarmer

Our mission is to let our troops know we care by providing CARE PACKAGES filled with hand warmers and snacks

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"Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it's in your power to help them" Proverbs 3:27

Christmas Parade Collections - Sunday, December 2, 2018 2 PM

The Columbia County Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

We will have a collection box at the First Baptist Church of Evans at the corner of Washington Road and Belair Road

Please drop by and show your support by donating any of the listed items.

Special thanks to Fox 54 for their help in collections.

OPERATION HAND-WARMER 2018 DONATION DROP-OFF LOCATIONS


-  CENTURY 21 Larry Miller Realty – 235 North Belair Road, Evans, GA 

-  CENTURY 21 Larry Miller Realty – 1665 Washington Road, Thomson, 

- CENTURY 21 Larry Miller Realty – 235 North Belair Road, Evans, GA 


  iHeartMEDIA Augusta – 2743 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 300, Augusta, 

WFXG-TV (FOX 54) – 3933 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30907 


 - VAPOR HUT – 1665 Washington Road, Thomson, GA 30824

- VAPOR HUT – 2743 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 300, Augusta, GA 

-  VAPOR HUT – 3933 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30907


• TIMMS HARLEY-DAVIDSON * 4200 Belair Frontage Road, Augusta, 

• AIKEN MOTORCYCLE - 2129 Whiskey Rd. Aiken, SC 29801

• C&C AUTOMOTIVE, 990 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901

  • Howard's Appliance Center -Broad Street Augusta GA

Thank You

We would like to thank all of the above supporters for allowing us to use their business as an Operation Handwarmer drop-off location.  

 We also thank iHeart Media Augusta and WFXG TV (FOX 54) for their support of the Operation Handwarmer project.  Every donation and supporter helps make Operation Handwarmer a success every year.


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Packing Party for "Operation Handwarmer" Updated

A big "Thank You" to The American Legion Evans, GA for allowing us to use your facilities for the packing party in 2017 .  It was a great success because of the help of people like you.

The American Legion will again be hosting the packing party on December 13, 2018 at 8:30 am till 10:30 am.  Thank you to Gary's Hamburgers they will supply their delicious biscuits for the volunteers.

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 In October of every year we begin collecting the following items  to fill boxes:

Handwarmers

Beef Jerky

Slim Jim’s

Protein Snack Bars

M&M’s (plain and Peanut)

Almonds, Cashews, Peanuts

Crossword Puzzles

Cracker Jacks (in boxes)

Candy Bars Snickers, 3 Musketeers, etc.

Sunflower Seeds in small packs




Kick off of "Operation Handwarmer 2018"

Providing care packages to our troops serving abroad.

Thank you to the American Legion in Evans, GA for hosting our packing party for 2018

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Packing Party for 2018

December 13, 2018

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Community support helps make our program a success!!!

To Learn More, Please Contact:

Burt Sappenfield (706) 339-4274



Your the One!

"Operation Handwarmer"

We collect hand warmers, snacks, and personal items to fill our boxes to send to our troops...YOU ARE THE ONE TO HELP!

"YOUR THE ONE"

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People from all areas and all ages are collecting hand warmers and supplies for the troops.  

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"Operation Handwarmer"

Since 2012

"Operation Handwarmer" was started in 2009 when we discovered a need for helping our troops stay warm in very cold climates and for sending a "little support" their way, because we care.

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Thank You for Helping Make "Operation Handwarmer" a success in 2017 

Collections for the fall and winter 2018  "Operation Handwarmer" will begin 

November 1, 2018 - December 13, 2018

We  directly supported troops in the 3rd Combat Aviation at hunter Army Base in Savannah, GA, the 3rd ID at Fort Stewart in Savannah, GA, the 160th SOAR 3rd Battalion, the 75th Rangers, and the Signal Corp at Fort Gordon in Augusta, GA.

We gladly support all elements of our Military as we find the need.

In 2018 we will also be supporting the Georgia National Guard



"Operation Handwarmer" kick off at CSRA CENTURY 21 Larry Miller

Burt Sappenfield, founder of "Operation Handwarmer", and owner of Majestic Floor Care, LLC  speaks at the CSRA CENTURY 21 Larry Miller Realty Group.  The Collections at the area Walmart stores is going great.  One Walmart manager purchased 1,000 extra hand warmers for his store at North Augusta for our drive this week. 

Thank You for your support!

Contact: Burt Sappenfield for more information

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Our Troops Appreciate Your Support

I can't tell you how heart warming it was to receive your care package It help the moral of my Navy Sailors!


Since receiving your gift of hand warmers; none of our helicopter pilots (flying in sub zero temperatures) have had frostbite!


"I am a crew chief in a helicopter and the hand warmers have allowed us to keep our fingers warm in sub zero temperatures."


We thank you for any donations of hand warmers and/or supplies to send to our troops.  

We do not accept cash or check donations.

Call us for more information

1 (706) 339-4274

email:  [email protected]