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Since its beginning in 2011, the Jack Daniels and Armed Services YMCA Operation Ride Home Program has helped a total of 6,410 individuals travel from their bases to homes across the country for the holidays.

2018 will be the 8th year for Operation Ride Home. We are proud and excited to continue offering this program as another way of showing our appreciation and supporting those sacrifice so much.

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On behalf of the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads and our wonderful sponsors, we wish you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving. We thank you for keeping us safe on the home-front. It is because of your sacrifice that we are able to enjoy our freedom.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Navy Federal Credit Union, and to our Supporting Sponsors, SERCO - JEBLCFS Little Creek Chapel - Food Lion - All American Patriotic Queen 2019 - Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202 - MDV SpartanNash Corporation - Robert Half - Southwest Virginia Community Foundation - Chisholm House Endowment Fund, and to all the volunteers and community members who made this event so successful.

Because of these sponsors and community members, we were able to distribute over 700 meal baskets this year!

If you wish to donate towards next years Operation Holiday Joy, please contact Francesca Ketchum at