Welcome Summer Family BBQ

Thanks To Yanks, a non-profit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to provide support and resources to military members, veterans and their families is excited to announce their Welcome Summer Family BBQ. Date & Time:   Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 from 12:30pm – 4:30 p.m. Location:         American Legion Fairmount Post 85, 870

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Bottle and Can Drive Fundraiser

Thanks To Yanks will hold a Bottle and Can Drive on Saturday June 30, 2018 from 9 – 1 p.m. at the Tran Redemption Corp (Big Y’s parking lot), 161 East Main Street, Milford, MA  01757.  Drop off returnable bottles and cans; we’ll sort them.  All monies raised will be

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Beer&Bacon Event

      Can’t attend? Consider donating a store or restaurant gift certificate that could be used in our raffle. For further info contact info@thankstoyanks.org. Thanks To Yanks presents Beer&Bacon For one night only, join Thanks To Yanks and the live band XRB for a Beer&Bacon fundraising event at CraftRoots

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Easter delivery to local Veterans

Donnalee Shain, Vice President of Thanks To Yanks and Missy Racicot of Countryside of Milford provided Easter bags for those veterans living at Countryside Milford. The bags were assembled by local Girl Scouts.

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Visiting Veterans

Thanks To Yanks visited veterans in 2 nursing facilities in Milford, MA. They brought along Julie Wenck who sang for the residents. The veterans were also treated to cupcakes provided by Girl Scout Troop 30570, pizza and of course Valentine cards courtesy of the Girl Scouts and members of the

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Stocking Stuffers

As part of our holiday tradition, Thanks To Yanks was able to provide stocking stuffers to over 900 military children at over 16 commands at Naval Submarine Base New London, CT.  As well has countless children of parents serving in the Massachusetts National Guard and to families of Military Friends. 

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Hope for Heroes Recap

We have great news to share.  The Hope for Heroes Campaign Recap: Collected 104 containers (boxes and bags) Received gift cards for a variety of stores totaling over $3,000 Over 47 volunteer hours All donations will be going to eight different Veterans Programs (shelters, VA Healthcare, Vet Centers and Transitional

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Navy Care Packages

Welcome home gift bags for the 68 single submarine sailors who recently returned to Naval Submarine Base New London. As one of our missions, Thanks To Yanks supports our military members currently deployed.  If you have an active duty service member and would like a care package sent, please visit

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Fall Care Packages

Thanks to our volunteers from L-R, Bob, Pam, Ona, Art, and Bob for packaging up seven larges boxes to be shipped around the world for US deployed service members. As one of our missions, Thanks To Yanks supports our military members currently deployed.  If you have an active duty service

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