Microsoft has teamed up the United Services Organization (USO) to thank the deployed armed service members throughout the globe for Military Appreciation Month. All May long, Microsoft will be matching any gift card donations, up to $25,000, made to the USO until May 21, 2016. The USO will be sending the gift cards and personalized messages out to service members throughout the states and overseas.
The USO has been in charge in supporting and entertaining service members for over 75 years. USO Northwest will be holding special events at the Microsoft Store in Bellevue and University Village so you can also have an opportunity to meet with service members in the Seattle area and write your own appreciation messages in person.
You can pick your favorite Military Appreciation gift card design, pick any amount you would like to donate to a service member (up to $100), sign into your Microsoft Account and send the gift card to [email protected] Here is a list of the dates and hours that the Military Appreciation Month event hours for the Microsoft Stores in Bellevue and University Village.
Microsoft Store Bellevue:
May 18 – 19, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
May 20, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 21, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Microsoft Store University Village:
May 18, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
May 19, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
May 20, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
May 21, 10:00 PM – 9:00 PM
If you are interested in learning other ways that you can donate, you can visit the USO on their website.Further reading: Microsoft Store