Your Donation Makes an Impact

The Jack Daniels and the Armed Services YMCA Operation Ride Home program helps bring military families together for the holidays. Operation Ride Home sponsors travel for eligible service members and their dependents to travel from their duty station back home to spend time with their families. Reconnecting military families during this special time of year is one small way Operation Ride Home is strengthening military families.

Since 2011, the Jack Daniels and Armed Services YMCA Operation Ride Home Program has assisted 2,083 service members and their families, a total of 4,606 individuals, get home for the holidays.

2017 will be the 7th year for Operation Ride Home. We are proud and excited to continue offering this program as another way of showing our appreciation and support for those sacrifice so much.