Welcome to Operation Buckeye

OPERATION BUCKEYE was formed with the sole purpose of sending boxes to our troops as a way to thank them for their efforts and to bring them a touch of home. The physical conditions they endure are challenging and being away from family for long periods is a true hardship. Over 36,000 care packages have been shipped to date!

Trying to bring a touch of home and brighten the day of a soldier, the boxes contain items that are both treats and necessities. Beef Jerky and hard candy are two of the favorites, along with drink mixes (to give water a better taste).  Chips, cheese crackers, canned fruit, granola bars, tuna snacks, Girl Scout cookies, tooth brushes and paste, books, deodorant, foot powder, peanuts, puzzle books, and wipes are only a partial list of items sent.

Listen to Jim Caronis on the Local Business Spotlight on The Answer radio by clicking here.  Search for “Op Buckeye” to find our segment.

Office Hours:  Tuesdays 12-2 PM (recently changed from 10-12 PM) and Thursdays 12-2 PM.  Please contact us to let us know you will be visiting.

Packs:  Every second and fourth Saturday, our dedicated volunteers pack and send the boxes. More information available on the Volunteer page.

Item Drives:  To organize an item drive in your community, please review the information on our Volunteer page.

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