HAMPTON, NH and ALBUQUERQUE, NM (March 20, 2019) – Operation Hat Trick (OHT), one of the nation’s leading organizations supporting U.S. service members and veterans, announced today a partnership with fundraising innovator CaringCent.  This collaboration will extend OHT’s impact and leadership by leveraging CaringCent’s technology and engagement solutions through enhanced communications and mission-focused fundraising.

Through this partnership, OHT will have the ability to maximize the impact of its many amazing partners and supporters in pursuit of its mission to generate awareness and support for the recovery of wounded service members and veterans. Through CaringCent’s platform, OHT supporters will better understand real-world impact made by OHT every day.  Through CaringCent’s RallyGive technology, OHT will have the ability to efficiently and effectively measure and communicate the impact donors are having on the organization and, ultimately, the military service members and veterans they support.  The technology will also be used to amplify OHT’s amazing and ongoing story of support for injured and recovering military service members and veterans. (To connect with OHT, text OHTBRIEFING to 22828.)

“CaringCent is a company born from a desire to serve great causes like OHT.  They transform supporter engagement through celebrating the incredible work its partner organizations accomplish every day,” said Dot Sheehan, Founder and CEO of Operation Hat Trick. “At OHT, we share a similar defining commitment to service – specifically for those that sacrifice for our country. We will be able to significantly expand our military support mission using CaringCent’s exceptional approach.”

Operation Hat Trick, a 501c3 organization, increases awareness, support and funding for the recovery of wounded service members and veterans through the sale of branded merchandise, proceeds of which are distributed to selected organizations that support OHT’s mission.  OHT’s unique licensed product business model was born in college licensing and is the first of its kind. The brand is widely supported by professional sports leagues, colleges and universities, and a growing list of brands in and outside of sports.

“Operation Hat Trick is a truly genuine brand that touches hundreds of thousands of potential supporters at retail every year,” said CaringCent CEO, Dr. Jim Wills. “We couldn’t be more proud to leverage our innovative services to grow awareness and support for OHT.  OHT’s incredible track record of supporting our nation’s service members and veterans through retail partnerships has positioned the organization for exponential future impact.  We’re excited to help this great organization leap forward”

About Operation Hat Trick

Supported by over 400 leading universities, two living Presidents, NHL, NBA, MLB and major corporations, Operation Hat Trick (OHT) is a 501c3 helping America’s injured service members recover from the visible and invisible wounds of war. Since 2014, OHT has donated over $1,000,000 to programs that meet its mission. Over 1.6 million consumers have made a “purchase with a purpose” by buying OHT hats, apparel, other merchandise and products. OHT strives to fill some critical gaps in care, getting desperately needed support to veterans where it’s needed most.  For more information, to give online or to purchase OHT apparel and merchandise, visit

About CaringCent

CaringCent is transforming philanthropy by aligning consumers, causes and companies in shared caring.  The company’s technologies enable athletic departments and non-profits to meet the new giving preference of today’s consumers, resulting in increased supporter engagement and recurring, mission-focused financial support.  CaringCent’s platform and engagement services not only solve the problems of new donor acquisition and recurring support but enables companies to foster customer loyalty through their shared caring of a cause.  CaringCent serves leading nonprofits and businesses across the country along with collegiate and high school athletic departments.  For more information, please visit