TREEs for Troops

Delivering the spirit of Christmas to military families
– one Christmas Tree at a time.

Mission

The mission of the Christmas Spirit Foundation is to advance the Christmas Spirit for kids, families & the environment through programs & activities.


Over the past 15 years, with your donations, sponsorships and
support we have delivered a total of 243,955 Real Christmas Trees!

2020 Trees for Troops plans are coming together. We will be sending about 14,500 trees to 79 total military bases between November 30 and December 11. Trees are being donated by farms, nurseries, retail lots and individual supporters from all around America. 

View the 2020 base delivery

Supporters

  • Deckers Nursery
  • Munich Re America Services
  • Her Hero, LLC
  • Kopp Forest Products
  • Smocking Arts Guild of America
  • Spark*l Bands
  • WXCY radio


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YOUR HELP IS NEEDED ALL YEAR LONG

Imagine a smiling group of U.S. troops gathered around a Christmas Tree that was grown on an American farm and shipped to arrive fresh and green somewhere on the other side of the world, just in time for Christmas. Or, imagine a spouse and children sharing joyous memories of Christmas through the gift of free, real Christmas Tree while their family member is away serving our country. Trees for Troops® makes this vision a reality!

Trees for Troops counts on donations from the public to make this program succeed year after year. You can support Trees for Troops through your tax-deductible donation or by becoming a sponsor. The Christmas SPIRIT Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Your tax-deductible charitable contribution will help those in service to their country and their families receive a Real Christmas Tree and keep the spirit of a traditional Christmas celebration alive. Since 2005, Trees for Troops has provided more than 243,955 Christmas Trees to military families and troops in the United States and overseas.

Thank you for your support, and Merry Christmas!



About Trees for Troops

Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides free, farm-grown Christmas Trees to United States armed forces members in all branches of the military and their families, through donations, sponsorships, grants and the work of many volunteers. Review our Trees for Troops Fast Facts for more. Christmas Tree growers have been providing free trees for military families for years. In 2005, FedEx contacted the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable branch of the National Christmas Tree Association, and wanted to be involved in the foundation’s mission. Together the two organizations expanded the idea of providing Christmas Trees to military families, and Trees for Troops was born. Since 2005, 243,955 free, farm-grown Christmas Trees have been provided to troops and military families in the United States and overseas through Trees for Troops. Thousands of trees are donated by American farm families and the public, and FedEx delivers these trees to more than 70 military bases in the U.S. and overseas. FedEx has logged more than 800,000 ground miles for the Trees for Troops program.

In 2012, Trees for Troops was honored at the White House as a top 20 national finalist in the Joining Forces Community Challenge, an initiative started by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to recognize organizations that provide exemplary service and support to military families.

In 2017, Trees for Troops was honored to win The Department of Defense - Spirit of Hope Award. Trees for Troops was nominated for the award by the U.S. Coast Guard. The award is given annually by each branch of the military to groups that epitomize Bob Hope's values of patriotism, loyalty, freedom and dedication. Winning this award was a highlight of the season.

Trees for Troops® is a registered trademark of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation. All rights reserved.


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