2018 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award

Michael Shain of Thanks To Yanks was honored to be one of this year’s 2018 Myra Kraft Community MVPs.  He recently attended the Awards luncheon by the New England Patriots Foundation at Gillette Stadium to receive the award. Michael was one of the twenty-six selected out of over 400 nominees.

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Registration opens for 9/11 Tribute Dinner

This year is the 12th Annual Thanks To Yanks 9/11 Tribute Dinner. This dinner is open and FREE to all military members, veterans, their families and emergency response personnel; it is simply our way to recognize and thank them for the sacrifices they make in order to ensure our freedoms

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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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Red Barn Coffee Roasters support

A shout out to Red Barn Coffee Roasters in Upton MA, owned and operated by Navy Veteran Mark Verrocchi, for helping to supply us with coffee for care packages for our deployed. A wonderful taste from home.

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Happy Holidays

  View this email in your browser   Happy Holidays From all of us at Thanks To Yanks we would like to wish you a wonderful holiday season. Always remember those that have served to protect us and for those deployed during this holiday season.      

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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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Costello Real Estate support

Michael Shain, Founder of Thanks To Yanks, presents to Kim Jordan Kimball Co-owner /Manager of Costello Real Estate Franklin, a certificate of appreciation for a generous donation made to Thanks To Yanks, in support of the Hope For Heroes campaign to assist homeless veterans. Support from donors such as Costello

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Thanks To Yanks joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Thanks To Yanks, is a non-political 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to support military members, veterans and their families, has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November

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