H-E-B Is Gifting Texas Care Packages to Overseas Service Members

Find out how you can nominate a homesick Texan.

Do you know a homesick active-duty service member who could use a little taste of Texas?

You're in luck! As part of its "Operation Appreciation" initiative, H-E-B is giving away care packages to active-duty U.S service members who are currently deployed overseas.

H-E-B Operation Appreciation

Through its new patriotic mission, the beloved Texas-based grocery chain plans to distribute approximately 500 backpacks full of H-E-B favorites, offering troops a little taste of the Lone Star State.

"We are thankful for the commitment of the brave men and women who defend our nation's freedom and are honored to share a bit of home with our service members," Johnny Mojica, H-E-B Public Affairs, said in a news release. "This effort is one of more than 100 Independence Day celebrations H-E-B supports each year across Texas."

Know someone missing those famous tortillas? You can nominate a service member here.

The backpack care package will be sent anywhere in the world. You can also throw in some extra love by leaving a message in the comments section. Your inspiring words will be included on a notecard in the package.

Packages are limited to the first 500 submissions and will be given away on a first come, first serve basis.

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