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.


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
Getting Ready for Summer
Published On: April 25, 2017
Getting Ready for Summer Please join us at the American Legion Post 193 on School Street on Saturday, May 20th from 9 -11 A.M. as we collect and package donations to send to our military members who have ties to the Town of Winchendon. Please look on our Facebook page - Operation Winchendon Cares for more information. We are always Continue Reading
Too late!
Published On: December 6, 2016
We have a few late additions and names that did not get signed in the book that need to be thanked. Thank you to Betty Brehio; Darlene Prouliot; Memorial School - all four 2nd Grade classes, All Program Kids, Ann Marie Slomcheck's Special Education group, Mrs. Lyon's 1st Grade, Speech and OT groups!
Thank you!
Published On: November 14, 2016
  What an amazing turnout we had for our holiday drive! Thank you to the American Legion Post 193 for the use of their hall and the donation towards the postage. Thank you to Will Brown for our website www.winchendoncares.com. Thank you to Sweet Treat Bakery for the discount and for shrink wrapping the cookies so that they stay fresh. Continue Reading
Requests for November 5th Holiday Mailing!
Published On: October 8, 2016
Some of our service members have requested the following items for their packages... candy; cleaning supplies - like wipes; dark chocolate; sunflower seeds; reminders of Winchendon and/or Massachusetts; Winchendon Couriers. In case you are looking for different things to send. REMINDER: NO GLASS JARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!