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.

News

Summer Drive
Published On: August 14, 2017
Operation Winchendon Cares held its Summer Drive on Saturday and sent out packages to 20 stateside service members and 2 packages each to 5 service members stationed overseas or on ships. First, we must thank the American Legion Post 193 for their generous donation towards the postage as well as allowing us to use the hall to make this possible. Continue Reading
End of Summer Drive
Published On: July 12, 2017
On Saturday, August 12th from 9-11 A.M. at the American Legion Post 193 on School Street, Operation Winchendon Cares will be collecting donations to send to our troops. These are all local Winchendon men and women. This will be our End of Summer Drive. We are looking for things like freeze pops, baked goods, snacks, quick meals like tuna packets, Continue Reading
Holiday Drive
Published On: June 21, 2017
Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9-11 A,M, at the American Legion Post 193 School Street in Winchendon, MA. We will be collecting donations for the packages as well as money towards the postage. Please come and support our troops!
End of Summer Drive
Published On: June 21, 2017
Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9-11 A,M, at the American Legion Post 193 School Street in  Winchendon, MA. We will be collecting donations for the packages as well as money towards the postage. Please come and support our troops!
Thank you!
Published On: May 21, 2017
In a month where we honor those people currently serving in our military - Armed Forces Day as well as those who paid the ultimate sacrifice - Memorial Day, Operation Winchendon Cares once again gathered to fill boxes with donations to be sent to 35 service members stationed in the U.S.A. as well as Korea, Germany, the Middle East and Continue Reading