A Priority for Service: USPS Greater NorCal PCC Partners with Operation: Care and Comfort

November 1, 2023

Thousands of men and women in our nation’s military are serving abroad during the holidays. The mail is an important way to stay connected with them. The Greater NorCal PCC invites you to a packing party at Operation: Care and Comfort.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how care packages are assembled.
Learn how to properly address and pack a care package.

Watch as Priority Mail boxes are loaded onto the truck destined for the San Jose Processing Center.


The Greater NorCal PCC USPS San Francisco Postmaster Doug Smith Operation: Care and Comfort United States Postal Inspection Service


Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.
MEDIA ALERT: Please RSVP Kristina.Uppal@usps.gov for entry


Operation: Care and Comfort Storage Unit
1700 De La Cruz Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050


Founded in San Jose in 2003, Operation: Care and Comfort (OCC) is celebrating 20 years of service to the military, veterans and their dependents. A 100% all-volunteer organization, OCC’s three award winning programs support military personnel overseas, as well as here “at home.” OCC is proud to use the United States Postal Service for the OCC Care Package program.

For more information on OCC’s programs and how you can help, please visit: www.occ-usa.org.

Created in 1961, Postal Customer Councils (PCC) are local organizations that help foster a close working relationship between USPS and commercial mailers with the goal of sharing information about postal products, programs, and services through an educational and collaborative environment.

PCC events recognize the importance of supporting small businesses.

The Greater NorCal PCC supports business from Eureka to Santa Cruz and is always seeking new members. Whether you’re a company of 5 or 5,000 the PCC has support to offer small businesses. Businesses interested in joining should e-mail: TheGreaterNorCalPCC@usps.gov to join.

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