Annual Hope for Heroes Donation Drive

Join Thanks To Yanks in supporting the Donation drive for Veterans and deployed troops. November 8 – November 11th Thanks To Yanks is pleased to be sponsoring the annual Hope for Heroes Donation Drive from November 8-11th, 2018. This donation drive will be collecting items for veterans residing at various

Continue reading

9/11 Tribute Dinner Registration is now CLOSED

The 12th Annual Thanks To Yanks 9/11 Tribute Dinner registration is now CLOSED. Thank you to our sponsors and donors for making this event possible. If you wish to be on the Dinner’s waiting list, email info@thankstoyanks.org with the number of requested seats, organization/branch of service and best contact info.

Continue reading

Magic Show VA Hospital

Thanks To Yanks recently hosted a successful magic show by Tommy James, who volunteered his time at the Bedford VA Hospital. We treated all guests with an ice cream sundae bar.

Continue reading

Summer Care Packages

Recently, Michael Shain the founder of Thanks To Yanks, was able to package and ship  care packages to our deployed troops. The contents of these packages was able to supply a taste of home to over 1,000 of our deployed men and women.   As one of our missions, Thanks

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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

Continue reading