Lift Up Our Nation’s Heroes With Wings Of Gratitude

Wings of Gratitude is a fun and inspiring experience for families to get involved in a creative service project and give back to our nation’s military heroes. Sending positive messages and ways to say thank you makes our soldiers and veterans feel appreciated and remembered for their service.

“As an army veteran, I know firsthand just how a simple message of saying thanks can have a big impact on the lives of those who serve.”


J.R. Martinez

Army Veteran, Burn Survivor, Actor, & Best-Selling Author
Wings of Gratitude Supporter


To encourage families to give back to their communities by sending uplifting messages of appreciation and thanks to our nation’s military men and women.

Help us reach our goal of sending 10,000 messages!

How to Send Your Message of Gratitude

Discover all the ways appreciation can be shared.

Here are just a few of the ways you can show your appreciation to our troops:


  • Handwrite a letter

  • Make a thank you card

  • Draw a picture

  • Send a photo

Discover all the ways appreciation can be shared.

Keep these things in mind when expressing gratitude in your message to our soldiers:


  • Say thank you for their service

  • Keep it positive

  • Be creative!

  • Don’t be shy! You can let them know a little bit about who you are.

Send in your message of support.

When you’re done with your message, there are multiple ways to send it in.


  • Send Physical Mail

  • Submit a digital submission below

Trying to figure out what to say? Download this helpful guide to help get you started.

Send in Physical Mail

Mail us your message and we’ll get it into in the hands
of service members across the country.

Put your unsealed letters, cards, notes, photos, or artwork in a large envelope and mail to the address below.

Please note that we screen each message that is mailed in, so we ask that you do not put your letters, cards, or artwork in individual envelopes that are sealed.

Wings of Gratitude
P.O. Box 170339
Austin, TX 78717

Upload a Message

You can also upload your message using the submission form below.

Important! All individuals under 18 must have a parent’s permission before submitting materials and use only their first name in the original message.

Meet Our Team

Wings of Gratitude is driven by a team with extensive experience in supporting our nation’s military service members.

U.S. Money Reserve

U.S. Money Reserve is one of the nation’s largest distributors of government-issued precious metals and a longtime supporter of military and veterans causes. For more information on U.S. Money Reserve’s charitable efforts and other newsplease visit the company's Press Room.

J.R. Martinez

J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. J.R. travels the world spreading his message of resilience and optimism. Read more on J.R.’s website.


WISH for OUR HEROES (W4OH) is a national 501(c)(3), dedicated to assisting the men and women of the United States active-duty military and veterans. W4OH focuses on the daily needs and specific requests that can help to improve the lives of military personnel and their families. Read more here.


We’re happy to answer any questions you may have. Please fill out the form below and someone will get back to you shortly!

Media Inquiries

Please direct all media inquiries to the attention of U.S. Money Reserve Vice President of Media Christol Farris at [email protected] or 512-568-9991 or Lacy Jansson at [email protected].

U.S. Money Reserve is committed to gifting a 1 oz. Iwo Jima 75th Anniversary silver bullion coin to every military member or veteran who receives a message of support for the first 10,000 that are delivered.