Volunteer E-Newsletter

Thanks To Yanks needs you! We are always seeking volunteers to help us deliver our events and programs which support military members, veterans and their families. A little time and dedication can go a long way for our board and at our upcoming events:· Some volunteer roles we are looking

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Volunteer Spotlight – Rich Allain

Thanks To Yanks has been blessed to have many people step up to the plate to help us assist our service members, veterans, and their families.  The volunteer spotlight is our way of recognizing volunteers who have gone above and beyond.   This volunteer spotlight is on Rich Allain, U.S.

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Food to the Rescue

We received an email early on a Saturday morning, from a disabled soldier, husband, and father to three children.  They were completely out of food.  Waiting for their acceptance for food stamps, and it was school vacation so no free breakfast or lunch for two of the kids.  They were

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Heating for the Winter

Over the winter, a care request came in from a veteran Marine who needed a new furnace.  The one he had was beyond repair, and they had small children in the house.  The family had raised a lot of the money for a new furnace but were short funds.  Thanks

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Thanks To Yanks 2017 Board of Directors

Thanks To Yanks is pleased to announce our 2017 volunteer Board of Directors.  Board of Directors Michael Shain, President and Founder Donnalee Shain, Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors Tim Holtsnider, Chief Operating Officer Pat Rosenthal, Financial Officer Maggie McIsaac, Secretary Stephen Bradford, Veteran’s Liaison Stephanie Hughes-White,

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Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America, Bourne National Cemetery, thank you Old Guard for the invitation to join you yesterday.            

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Army Care Packages

Captain, United States Army “I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to assemble the care package, that was very thoughtful of you. I know my Soldiers are extremely grateful you are keeping us in your thoughts. The Christmas decorations couldn’t have come at a better time!  Thank you

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Remembering Christine Blethen

Thanks To Yanks was saddened by the death of one of our very good friends and volunteers, Christine Blethen.  If you were at our 9/11 Dinner and received a Star from a Flag, Chris may very well have been the one who made it.  She always stepped in to help

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Norton VFW toys

Supporting our friends at the Norton VFW with toys for the upcoming children’s party.        

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