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.


“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
Send a little LOVE to our troops!
Published On: December 16, 2015
Saturday, February 6, 2016! American Legion Post 193 School Street Winchendon, MA 9:00-11:00 A.M.
Say “Thank You” to Our Troops!
Published On: August 2, 2015
On a beautiful Saturday morning in August, people took time out of their day to donate items to the members of the military with ties to Winchendon. We were hoping for a bigger turnout but I am confident that on November 7th, we will. First and foremost, I would like to thank Will Brown for our website, The American legion Continue Reading