USAA employees help assemble care packages for deployed servicemembers

USAA employees helped spread holiday cheer Thursday as they teamed up to assemble thousands of care packages for overseas troops.

SAN ANTONIO – USAA employees helped spread holiday cheer Thursday as they teamed up to assemble thousands of care packages for overseas troops.

The goal for this year calls for 10,000 care packages, which include everyday items like socks, toiletries and snacks, plus a handwritten note by employees and their families.

The packages will be sent to deployed servicemembers for the holidays.

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USAA encourages the public in the giving spirit to purchase items on Operation Gratitude’s AmazonSmile page through Dec. 15 so they can be added to care packages.


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Alicia Barrera is a KSAT 12 News reporter and anchor. She is also a co-host of the streaming show KSAT News Now. Alicia is a first-generation Mexican-American, fluent in both Spanish and English with a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoys reading books, traveling solo across Mexico and spending time with family.