2016 Massachusetts Gold Star Tree Dedication Event

Thanks To Yanks was honored to volunteer at this year’s event, “Massachusetts Gold Star Families Tree Dedication”. We honor the fallen, by embracing the living. 

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Norton VFW

Supporting those, who support those who serve.  Our first fundraiser run was a huge success. Thank you Norton V.F.W, we will be back in 2017.

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Vietnam War Recognition Award

Thanks To Yanks was honored to have received this donor recognition certificate which commemorated the national observance period of the Vietnam War. Michael Shain, president and founder of Thanks To Yanks received the certificate from Steven Petak, chairman of the dinner.  

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Annual Hope For Heroes Donation Drive Recap

Thanks To Yanks would like to thank the community for helping to support the annual Hope for Heroes Donation Drive, which collected items for homeless veterans residing at various Massachusetts Veteran shelters. Over 200 boxes/bags of donated items were collected including new sheets, blankets, towels, socks, underwear, toiletries, gift cards

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Warren Griffin – Francis J. Larkin Lifetime Achievement Award

Warren Griffin (former Marine) receiving Francis J Larkin Lifetime Achievement Award from Stephen Bradford, Thanks To Yanks Veteran’s Liaison.

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9/11 Tribute Dinner Registration is FULL

The 10th Annual Thanks To Yanks 9/11 Tribute Dinner registration is completely full. Thank you to our sponsors and donors for making this event possible.

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9/11 Tribute Dinner Registration Closing

The 10th Annual Thanks To Yanks 9/11 Tribute 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 and safety. This year’s Dinner

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Message From the Troops!

Thanks for the cookies! I don’t think I’ve seen so many girl scout cookies in one place. The coffee and toilet paper are much appreciated as well.

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VA New England Recognition Award

Thanks To Yanks was honored to have received this recognition award for our support of the VA New England Summer Adaptive Sports Clinic to support veterans in adaptive sports.  Michael and Donnalee Shain received the award at the Closing Ceremonies of the Clinic on July 21, 2016, co-hosted by the

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Registration opens for 1st Annual “Never Forget” Veterans Day 5 Miler

Join Thanks To Yanks in cooperation with the Fillmore-Nason VFW Post #8049 and our major sponsor the Downtown Cafe for the 1st Annual “Never Forget” Veterans Day 5 Miler. Trophies for first place overall Male and Female winners.  Awards given to first and second place Male and Female in six

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