News from ThanksUSA A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 07, 2015, 08:00 ET

ThanksUSA Announces New Board Members

 ThanksUSA, the national non-profit organization dedicated to thanking America's troops through the gift of education, announced today the...

Jun 18, 2015, 09:23 ET

ThanksUSA Recognized in Ranks of Region's Best Charities

ThanksUSA has been chosen for the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington Class of 2015-16, naming it one of the region's best...

May 04, 2015, 16:40 ET

ThanksUSA Congratulates National Spokesperson Stephen Curry on NBA MVP Award

 ThanksUSA Chairman and CEO Bob Okun today released the following statement regarding Golden State Warrior point guard and ThanksUSA National...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:41 ET

ThanksUSA Launches 10th Annual Scholarship Season for Military Families

ThanksUSA, the national non-profit organization dedicated to thanking America's troops through the gift of education, today announced that children...

Mar 05, 2015, 12:16 ET

ThanksUSA Military Families Score Support From Sports Apparel Giant Athletic DNA

ThanksUSA today announced a new partnership with sports apparel company Athletic DNA in support of America's military families.  The company...

Nov 26, 2014, 10:30 ET

ThanksUSA Announces Tenth Annual Treasure Hunt Challenge

ThanksUSA and partner the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation today announced the launch of the 10th annual ThanksUSA Treasure Hunt...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:16 ET
General Odierno addresses the crowd at the annual ThanksUSA "Treasure Our Troops" Gala (PRNewsFoto/ThanksUSA)

ThanksUSA "Treasure Our Troops" Gala Celebrates $10 Million in Scholarships for Military Families

 Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno told those who provide scholarships to the children and spouses of our Armed Forces that the family...

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...