Send digital gift cards to military service members and Microsoft will match donations up to $25,000

Microsoft has joined forces with the United Services Organization (USO) to say thank you to deployed service members during May, which is Military Appreciation Month. Show your support by sending a digital gift card to them before May 21, Armed Forces Day, and Microsoft will match all donations up to $25,000.

You can also write a note of appreciation with the gift cards you buy and the USO Northwest will send those messages, along with the gift cards, to deployed service members to help them stay entertained with the latest apps, games, music, movies and more for Windows and Xbox.

Pick your favorite Military Appreciation gift card design, choose the amount you want to give ($10-100), sign into your Microsoft Account and send the gift card to For 75 years, the USO has been dedicated to supporting America’s service members and their loved ones. To learn more, visit

Donate online, or if you are in the Seattle area, you can visit a Microsoft Retail Store at University Village or in Bellevue to buy gift cards and write your messages in person.

Microsoft Store Bellevue Military Appreciation event hours:

  • May 18 – 19, 1 – 4 p.m.
  • May 20, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 21, 4 – 9 p.m.

Microsoft Store University Village Military Appreciation event hours:

  • May 18, 12 – 2 p.m.
  • May 19, 12 – 4 p.m.
  • May 20, 12 – 8 p.m.
  • May 21, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Also, keep up with what’s hot, new and trending in the Windows Store on Twitter and Facebook.

Athima Chansanchai
Microsoft News Center Staff

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