About OWC

Operation Winchendon Cares collects donations and mails packages to any military personnel with ties to Winchendon regardless of where he or she is stationed. We want to show our support for our men and women serving and how much we appreciate their bravery and the sacrifices that they make to ensure our safety and freedom.

Anyone is welcome to help by writing cards or letters, drawing pictures, or dropping off donations to be sent or stop in and see the pictures and read the letters that we have received from some very grateful men and women! Volunteers are welcome to help package donations.


Sizzling Summer Drive For Our Troops
Published On: May 30, 2016
Join us on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the American Legion Post 193 on School Street in Winchendon from 9:00 - 11:00 A.M. as we put together packages for our Military with ties to Winchendon. Write a card or a letter, have your children draw some pictures, drop off a monetary donation for postage or any item from our list Continue Reading
May 7th
Published On: May 7, 2016
Spring has arrived and everyone seems to be very busy. We want to thank those people who showed up for Operation Winchendon Cares "Spring Is in the Air & Summer Isn't Far Behind" Drive. We were able to send out 21 packages! As always, a huge "thank you" to the American Legion Post 193 for the use of their hall Continue Reading
“Spring is in the Air & Summer Isn’t Far Behind”
Published On: April 9, 2016
Hello Everyone. On Saturday, May 7th we will be collecting items to be packages and shipped around the world for our "Spring is in the Air & Summer Isn't Far Behind" Drive. As usual, it will be at the American Legion on School Street from 9:00 until 11:00 A.M. We are in need of the following: 1. Money for Postage Continue Reading
Show a Little Love to Our Troops!
Published On: February 6, 2016
The snow stopped falling, the sun was shining and Operation Winchendon Cares had a record number of hard working volunteers who completed the job in record time! A total of 27 boxes were mailed out to 21 of Winchendon's finest! Thank you to everyone who took the time to stop by and donate or lend a helping hand. Thanks to Continue Reading