Care Packages

Aaron Negherbon prepares a package for troops at his TroopsDirect warehouse in Oakland. (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Emergency Troop Support From Bay Area

What started with a simple care package for a Marine captain serving in Afghanistan has blossomed into a pipeline of emergency support for service members overseas.


Customers using the self-checkout at a Lucky supermarket. (CBS)

Card Reader Scam Hits South Bay Charity For Troops

The South Bay Blue Star Moms, a group that sends care packages to soldiers, was one of the credit card users hit by the recent Lucky card skimming scam.


soldier, American flag

About The Bay: Bay Area Man Fights For Comforts For Troops

Some soldiers who served in Afghanistan, for instance, said they went weeks – if not months – without even showering.


Operation Gratitude

Bay Area Care Packages Headed To US Troops In The Middle East

Two thousand care packages from the Bay Area are now on their way to American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.