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Sep 03, 2014, 10:40 ET

ThanksUSA Tops $10 Million in Scholarships for Military Families

 ThanksUSA, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for America's military families, announced...

May 22, 2014, 10:37 ET

Teenage Sisters Launch Rap Music Tribute to U.S. Troops

WHAT:  As we honor America's fallen heroes this weekend, ThanksUSA is launching a special music video tribute to our troops and their...

Mar 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

ThanksUSA Launches Ninth Scholarship Season For Military Families

 ThanksUSA kicks off its annual college scholarship application period on April 1, 2014. The post-secondary scholarships benefit the children...

Nov 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

ThanksUSA Announces Ninth Annual Treasure Hunt Challenge

 ThanksUSA and their partner the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation today announced the launch of the ninth annual ThanksUSA...

Sep 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

ThanksUSA to Honor Tom Brokaw at Annual Treasure Our Troops Gala

 ThanksUSA, a non-profit organization providing scholarships to the children and spouses of U.S. servicemen and women, will honor...

Aug 29, 2013, 09:00 ET

ThanksUSA Marks $9 Million Milestone

More than 3,000 children and spouses of U.S. troops awarded the gift of education    ThanksUSA today announced that it has...

Mar 28, 2013, 09:28 ET

ThanksUSA Scholarship Application Season Opens for 2013: Hundreds to be Awarded

Children and spouses of U.S. troops are invited to apply for ThanksUSA scholarships beginning April 1, 2013.  The organization's eighth annual...

Dec 21, 2012, 14:28 ET

Military Families to Receive Scholarships Thanks to Unique Partnership Between ThanksUSA and Be a Hero-Hire a Hero/The Judge Group

 ThanksUSA today announced that it is partnering with Be a Hero-Hire a Hero/The Judge Group, the nation's premiere organization for veterans...

Dec 12, 2012, 10:27 ET

ThanksUSA Surpasses 300 Scholarships For Military Families With The Support Of Folds of Honor

 ThanksUSA today announced that it awarded 315 scholarships totaling nearly $1 million in 2012 to the children and spouses of active-duty...

Nov 20, 2012, 09:16 ET

Military Families To Benefit From Eighth Annual ThanksUSA Treasure Hunt, Now Accessible Through Mobile Apps

Partnership with the ESA Foundation to Generate Donations for Scholarships  Beginning Thanksgiving morning, families everywhere can play...

Aug 28, 2012, 08:00 ET

ThanksUSA Launches Online Tennis Contest During 2012 US Open

ThanksUSA today launched the nation's first online trivia contest connecting tennis and military to raise awareness of the organization's mission...

Jul 27, 2012, 14:46 ET

Wimbledon Champion Lisa Raymond Featured in ThanksUSA PSA

 Lisa Raymond, the 2012 mixed doubles Wimbledon champion, appears in her first public service announcement for ThanksUSA since being announced...

May 09, 2012, 13:17 ET

American Tennis Rallies for Military Families With ThanksUSA

 ThanksUSA today announced that Women's Tennis Association (WTA) No. 1 Doubles Player and US Open Doubles Champion Lisa Raymond will serve as a...

Apr 05, 2012, 09:56 ET

ThanksUSA and Country Music Stars Band Together for Families of Military Service Members

 ThanksUSA  announced a country music benefit concert in support of military families, starring Rodney Atkins, following his sixth...

Mar 30, 2012, 12:10 ET

Hundreds of Military Children and Spouses to Receive College Scholarships in ThanksUSA's Seventh National Competition

 The seventh annual ThanksUSA scholarship application season opens on April 1, 2012, giving families of U.S. troops the opportunity to pursue...

Mar 19, 2012, 14:00 ET

ThanksUSA's Irish-American Public Service Awards Celebrate Irish-American Heritage and America's Military Families

The first-ever ThanksUSA Irish-American Public Service Awards honoring Congressman Jerry Lewis (R-CA) and Governors Martin O'Malley (MD) and Bob...

Nov 23, 2011, 09:53 ET

ThanksUSA Launches 7th Annual Online Treasure Hunt to Aid Military Families

Partnership with the ESA Foundation to Generate Donations for Scholarship Fund ThanksUSA and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA)...

Nov 07, 2011, 16:55 ET

Country Music Star John Rich to Host ThanksUSA's 2011 Benefit Concert Celebrating Military Families

Award-winning country music singer, songwriter and producer John Rich, also the winner of this year's season of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, will...

Oct 06, 2011, 14:33 ET

Former Army Chief of Staff General Casey Joins ThanksUSA's Board of Directors

ThanksUSA, a charitable effort to mobilize Americans to "thank" the nation's active-duty troops, today announced that General George Casey, former...

Aug 10, 2011, 17:24 ET

ThanksUSA Continues Partnership with Folds of Honor to Award Scholarships to Military Families

ThanksUSA, a charitable effort to mobilize Americans to "thank" our active-duty troops through need-based scholarships, last Friday awarded 300...