Military Families to receive $500 gift cards to Wal-Mart

Presentation to be made by East County Posse

December 12, 2018

Image courtesy San Diego Armed Services YMCA, used by permission


SAN DIEGO – On December 13th the East County Posse, which is a group of over 80 East County business owners, will provide $15,000 to 30 military families in the form of a $500 gift card to Wal-Mart to brighten the holidays. The 5th Annual Gift Card Giveaway is a partnership with the Armed Services YMCA San Diego and will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 13th at the East County Chamber of Commerce located at 201 S. Magnolia Ave., El Cajon 92020.

The image above is from 2017's 4th Annual Operation Gift Card Giveaway.

Many of our military families struggle this time of year,” Tim Ney, Executive Director of the Armed Services YMCA San Diego, “We are extremely grateful that the East County Posse has chosen to provide support to our military families during this holiday season.”

About the East County Posse

The East County Posse is a philanthropic organization dedicated to helping their fellow East County residents who are in need of support. Our goal is to help those less fortunate improve their quality of life by way of donation of our time, skill or trade, as well as monetary donations.

“We are pleased to honor our military families and show our appreciation for the sacrifices they make and the service they provide, so that we can all enjoy the freedoms that we have here in the USA,”  Tim McDougal, President of the East County Posse.

About Armed Services YMCA San Diego
Armed Services YMCA (San Diego ASY) is the leading non-profit that makes military life easier for active duty service members and their families. The San Diego ASY gives military personnel and their loved ones the support and resources they need to be resilient, confident, connected, and secure. Founded in 1920 as a national affiliate of the YMCA, its mission is to enhance the lives of service members and their families in mind, body, and spirit. Through programs and services that are relevant to the unique challenges of military life, the ASY strengthens the military community. The San Diego ASY is, and always will be, dedicated to strengthening our military family.