2016 Call for Volunteers

Interested in Volunteering for Thanks To Yanks? If you have a special skill, talent or general interest in helping out at our events or at the organizational level, please visit http://thankstoyanks.org/volunteers and complete the Volunteer Information Form.  We are always looking for individuals/groups willing to support us to help those who serve(d).

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Annual Hope for Heroes Donation Drive

Donation drive for homeless Veterans Help Hope for Heroes in collecting items to be donated to homeless veterans residing at various Veteran Shelters. Sponsoring charity is Thanks To Yanks, a non-political 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to support military members, veterans and their families. NOVEMBER 5 – 11, 2016 Drop

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1st Annual “Never Forget” Veteran’s Day 5 Miler Run/2 Miler Walk

DATE: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016 Registration 7:30 a.m. Pre-Registered 8:15 a.m. Run/Walk 9:00 a.m. All proceeds from the run/walk will be used to support our military members and veterans in SE MA. FILLMORE-NASON VFW #8049, 38 SUMMER STREET, NORTON, MA 02766 5 Miler Entry Fee: $20 ($25 AFTER OCTOBER 21,

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Run for the Fallen 2016

Honored again to support the Run for the Fallen. The boots represent those who did not come home.

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Vietnam War Welcome Home Dinner

Thanks To Yanks is honored to support The Vietnam War Welcome Home Dinner. Second from the left is Tim Holtsnider of Thanks To Yanks, presenting our donation check. We always must remember those who serve and the families that love and support them. “Welcome Home”

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School Supplies 2016

Thanks to customers at the Dollar Tree Stores in Milford, Medway and Bellingham, MA, Thanks To Yanks was able to collect back to school items as part of Operation HomeFront’s Back-to-School Brigade.  Military Friends Foundation will be distributing the school items to 300 military families and their children. Donnalee Shain

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Supporting Honor Flight New England

Thank you Joe Byron of Honor Flight New England, for all that you do for our veterans. Thanks To Yanks is thrilled to support your mission.

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Magic Show 2016

On Saturday February 14, 2016 Thanks To Yanks had the awesome privilege to help “kick off” National Salute to Veteran Patients Week by bringing a magic show and ice cream sundae bar to the Brockton VA Hospital patients and their families.  Tommy James, a comedic magician entertained the crowd of

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Project New Hope Special Needs Retreat 2015

Donnalee Shain, Vice President of Thanks To Yanks, is pleased to support Project New Hope’s Special Needs Retreat on April 17 – 19, 2015.  She will be setting up a sensory room for the children to use throughout the weekend.  She has recruited other Physical Therapists, Physical Therapists Assistants and

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Magic Show 2015

Thanks To Yanks hosted a Free Magic Show at Hanscom Air Force Base on Saturday February 7, 2015.  Magician, Tommy James entertained approximately 200 guests of all ages.  This was Tommy’s 4th performance for Thanks To Yanks, but our first ever at Hanscom.  During the show, we provided fresh popped

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