Welcome to the Caring for Troops website

Caring For Troops is Central Oregon's support organization for locally connected men and women serving overseas in the United States military.  We are a ยง501-c3 non-profit organization, our Federal Tax ID number is 27-0111073.

MISSION STATEMENT:  Our purpose is to support military members who are deployed outside of the United States and who lives in or has ties to Central Oregon. We do this primarily by sending care packages to deployed troops. We are pro-troop, war-neutral and nonpartisan.  We support our troops in times of peace and in times of war. 

WHO WE SERVE:  All military members who have a personal connection to Central Oregon including sons, daughters, spouses, parents, grandchildren, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, girlfriends, boyfriends, local friends etc. We support all branches of the service including active, reserve, and guard components.

SIGNING UP DEPLOYED MILITARY MEMBERS: If you are a deployed member of the United States military or know a deployed soldier, sailor, airman, marine, or coast guardsman with ties to Central Oregon, please contact us.

DONATIONS:  The postage cost for mailing each care package ranges from $13 to $16. If you would like to help support our mission with a funding donation, make your check payable to Caring For Troops and send it to the following address:

Caring For Troops
60749 River Bend Drive
Bend, Oregon 97702

Event Calendar


Meeting is held at the Bend VFW, 1503 NE 4th Street; Bend, OR (corner of 4th & Olney).


  • Next board meeting has not been scheduled

    Pack-ups are held at the Bend VFW, 1503 NE 4th Street; Bend, OR.  However, no help is currently need on pack-up days.


    • Currently, no help is need for pack-up
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