YMCA of Watertown New York

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Operation Kid Comfort


About the Program

Operation Kid Comfort is a program designed to address the emotional stress that children of military personnel suffer during a parent’s absence from home. Operation Kid comfort serves children of deployed service members by providing the child with a quilt or pillow that has pictures of the service member, child and family. The quilt is then given to the child to play with, sleep with or use to comfort them from the grief of missing their deployed parent. As all materials and services are donated, there is no fee for this program.


To receive a quilt

Fill out the form below and send us your information and photos by mail

Download Form

Send all of the information plus a photo cd (up to 9 photos) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

YMCA Project Strong Communities

Julie Hull
Operation Kid Comfort Director
585 Rand Drive

Watertown, NY 13601

We are the Information connection between military families and the communities in which they live

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YMCA Project Strong Communities

585 Rand Drive
Watertown, NY 13601, USA

 +1 (315) 755-2016

Samantha Hamilton    
Project Strong Director

Shannon Brennan 
Operation Kid Comfort