Operation Care for Troops

116,879 Packages Shipped as of July 2021

Holiday Stocking 2021 Event

November 17 to 20   


There are three (3) ways to help OCT with the HOLIDAY STOCKING 2021 Packing:

  1. Make a donation of recently requested items – What items can I donate?
  2. OCT needs your help with cards and letter.  

3.   HELP defray the shipping costs of packages – the ONLY way OCT can operate the HOLIDAY STOCKING Packing is with funds for shipping cost.  DONATE FUNDS FOR POSTAGE!! Ship a box for $20. 


  🙂  Always requested are the following:  

  1. Hydration drink mix
  2. Protein Snacks – nut mixes or trail mixes (individual to 6 oz)
  3. Protein Bars – 8 to 10 grams protein – Kind, Cliff, Quest, Pure Protein, Nature Valley Protein
  4. Lip balm SPF – no petroleum please
  5. Beef jerky

Check out our Current Sponsor Page! It is always fun to say thank-you to a friend! Click here

For future Events:


Click here for more details on Packing Events. 


What Can I do to help?

  • Amazon Smiles link    https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3685964
  • Volunteering your time is not the only way you can help your troops!
  • Writing letters of encouragement – Operation Care for Troops places 4 to 6 letters in each package.  This means 4000 to 15,000 pieces of mail is needed for each packing event.
  •  Helping with monitary cost of shipping the care packages (Additional details)


Operation Care For Troops is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Therefore, all contributions to Operation Care For Troops are tax deductible as provided by law.