For many years, Christmas tree growers have been providing free trees for
In 2005, the National Christmas Tree Association developed the Christmas
SPIRIT Foundation as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization to advance the
spirit of Christmas. The foundation quickly developed plans for a national
program that could unify the individual programs of tree growers and state
Christmas tree associations. FedEx became involved as the in-kind sponsor
– and the national Trees for Troops program was born.
Trees for Troops provides Real Christmas Trees to armed forces members and
their families in the U.S. and stationed overseas. To date, more than
157,000 trees have been donated and provided to troops and military
families, and FedEx has provided the in-kind service of shipping these
trees while logging more than 573,000 miles.
For several years,
Hilltop Christmas Trees has been with the Trees for Troops Program.
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