Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the USO has relied on the generosity of corporations and foundations for more than 70 years. Corporate support through sponsorship, cause-marketing initiatives, in-kind and philanthropic donations is vital to advancing the mission of the USO. For more information please contact USO Corporate Alliances.

President's Circle

Commitment to our mission and donations of $1,000,000 or more per year. 

American Airlines 

American Airlines became the USO's first Official Airline Partner in 2010. In this valued role, American provides the USO with both in-kind support and fundraising assistance. Cash donations to the USO through American's Miles in Support of All Who Serve program, rewards AAdvantage® frequent traveler members 10 AAdvantage miles for every dollar donated. Additionally, anyone who pre-purchases travel and selects the co-branded USO/American Airlines Gift Card option drives 10% of the travel purchase as a donation to the USO. Purchasing the gift card is a great way to support the USO in its mission of lifting the spirits of troops and their families.

AT&T 

For more than a century, AT&T has consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services and excellent customer care. Today, their mission extends to our troops and families as they provide thousands of pre-paid phone cards to Operation Phone Home and Operation USO Care Package. AT&T was welcomed into the USO's President's Circle in 2012.

BNSF Railway Foundation 

The BNSF Railway Foundation aims to support and improve the lives of the people in the communities served by BNSF Railway. BNSF is one of the largest railroad operators in the United States with a rail network that covers around 32,500 route miles through 28 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. It is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal, and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages. BNSF serves as a Presenting Sponsor of all USO employment related initiatives, connecting employers with participants and providing the tools necessary for troops to successfully transition to civilian careers.

Coca-Cola 

As a founding partner, The Coca-Cola Company has worked closely with the USO since 1941. For more than 70 years, this partnership has grown from not only refreshing military personnel through financial and in-kind product assistance, but to also include the development of programming that drives continued support for U.S. troops and their families. Coca-Cola is equally committed to supporting America's veterans. Most recently, The Coca-Cola System announced a new program to offer at least 800 job and career opportunities to military veterans during 2012.

JCPenney 

As a company founded on the Golden Rule, JCPenney has a strong legacy of giving back. Through its charitable giving program, jcp cares, the Company is working with its customers to address some of the most pressing issues facing our communities today. Each month, customers are invited to round up their purchases to the nearest whole dollar and donate the difference to jcp cares' featured charity partner. jcp cares kicked off by supporting the USO in July 2012. As a demonstration of its commitment to building stronger communities, JCPenney joined its customers in giving back by making a $1 million donation to the USO. Working together with its customers, JCPenney is honored to support the men and women who make our freedom possible.

jcp cares 

The Jeep brand joins with the USO in supporting our nation's heroes. Through Operation SAFE Return, we're helping to meet the needs of servicemen and women as they return home. This multi-faceted partnership with the USO continues to solidify the Jeep brand's commitment to the military by providing support and aid to our servicemen and women. As part of the program, the Jeep brand will donate more than $1 million in vehicles and funding to the USO to be utilized for programs that directly support returning service members and their families. Jeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC.

Kroger 

Kroger expanded its 2010 partnership with a new year-long initiative called Honoring Our Heroes. The campaign included customers rounding up their purchase totals or dropping donations into coin canisters at checkout, the sale of commemorative reusable bags and in-store promotions with key suppliers. Kroger is the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer, employing more than 338,000 associates who serve customers in 2,439 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states, under two dozen local banner names. The company also operates 796 convenience stores, 363 fine jewelry stores, 1,067 supermarket fuel centers and 40 food processing plants in the United States.

Northrop Grumman 

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Supporting those who have given so much to defend our Nation is important to Northrop Grumman and its employees. This support is reinforced with employee volunteer efforts, strategic partnerships, charitable contributions as well as programs that aid the employment of veterans and wounded warriors. Northrop Grumman was the first supporter of Operation USO Care Package (OUCP), and has been the corporate sponsor of the Military Bowl since 2010. In April 2011, the Northrop Grumman Foundation announced a $5 million pledge to Operation Enduring Care, which is the largest single gift to the USO in the 70-year history of the organization, and the founding donation to this initiative. Northrop Grumman shows our troops and their families their service continues to be valued and appreciated.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance 

TriWest Healthcare Alliance has been a major sponsor of the USO, generously supporting the USO Gala, an annual celebration where the USO honors the outstanding achievements of our troops. For the last five years, TriWest has provided both invaluable leadership and top-sponsorship support to that prestigious event. In addition, TriWest has supported USO San Diego, Puget Sound, the Ramstein Air Base expansion, the Warrior Center at Landstuhl, Fort Carson, Fort Bliss and Hawaii. TriWest has also been the Presenting Sponsor of twelve domestic USO Entertainment concerts. Their deep and wide commitment to the USO has earned the sincere appreciation of the organization, the troops and their families.

Worldwide Strategic Partners

Contributions of $500,000 or more in either cash or budget-relieving in-kind per year. 

BAE Systems
BAE Systems supports major programs in USO centers around the world. BAE Systems is proud to support our men and women in uniform and their families through the USO.
BIC
BIC USA, Inc. show their support for our troops by donating $0.09 of every BIC® "Support the Troops" Collectors Series Lighter purchased to support USO programs and services.
FedEx
Since 2005, FedEx has been honored to work with the USO by providing charitable shipping to the members of the military and their families. FedEx understands the importance of giving back to the men and women who proudly serve our country.
Kangaroo Express
Kangaroo Express, the leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States, hosts the summer-long Salute Our Troops fundraising campaign each year, inviting customers in more than 1,600 of its stores across 13 states to demonstrate united support for military personnel and their families.
Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin supports the USO through the company's Lockheed Martin Employees Care program. The company pledges to provide USO centers and USO programming support through in-kind donations.
Microsoft
Microsoft supports the USO with in-kind software and technical support and sponsors military appreciation events to raise funds for USO2Go.
P&G
Procter & Gamble (P&G) supports a variety of USO programming. P&G provides direct access to consumer packaged goods brands for campaigns and in-kind donations. These efforts have supported programs such as Operation Enduring Care, Operation Phone Home™, United Through Reading's Military Program hosted at USO Centers.
TKS
TKS is the leading English-language telecommunication service provider in Germany and Vicenza, Italy. TKS provides all telecommunication services for the USO in Europe as well as support of operational, programmatic and event opportunities.
Wawa
Wawa has partnered with the USO to honor, salute and celebrate our troops and their families to raise funds for local USO programs and services.

Premier Partners

Contributions of $250,000 in cash or budget-relieving in-kind per year. 

AOL  Advisors Excel  Altria 
ConAgra  Full Throttle  General Mills - Saluting Heroes Together 
Harris Teeter  Mars Chocolate North America, LLC  NFL 

Official Partners

Donations of a minimum of $100,000 in cash or budget-relieving in-kind per year. 

Alon Brands
Bass Pro Shops
Benchmark Hospitality – Hotels, Resorts and Conference Centers
Chevron
Cisco
Darden Restaurants
Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Military.com
The Grainger Foundation
The Walt Disney Company 

Proud Supporters

Donations of up to $100,000 in cash or budget-relieving in-kind per year. 

Accenture; Activision; Agility Defense & Government Services; The Airpower Foundation; American Crew; AMTICO International Inc.; Budweiser; Carter's, Inc.; Cobham; Continental Building Products LLC; Crocs, Inc.; Cubic Applications; Deloitte Services LLP; Diageo; North America, Inc.; Direct Mail Processors, Inc.; Disabled American Veterans; DRS Technologies; DynCorp International; Ebay; Ernst & Young; EURPAC Service, Inc.; Expo Chemical Company; Express Scripts; Fluor Corporation; FTD.COM, Inc.; GE Aviation; Grant Thornton LLP; Greenberg Traurig; HasbroHealth Net; Havas Edge; Huntington-Ingalls Industries; JDA Frontline, Inc.; Jel-Sert; Johnson& Johnson; Just Born; L-3 (3Di Technologies, Division of L-3 Communications); Maersk Line; New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.; New Day Financial; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Ramsey Popcorn Company; Sanderson Farms, Inc.; The Boeing Company; The Valspar Corporation; Vanguard Industries; VFW Washington DC Headquarters; Worth Linen Associates; The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

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