April 01, 2020

Santa’s Helper Fund receives boost from generous donors

The Santa’s Helper Fund total in just one day has risen by almost 10 percent. That means contributors have raised almost $15,000 for The Salvation Army.

There’s still plenty of time to add your name to the list of donors. Consider a gift to someone who needs more than they can provide themselves, and know that you are making a difference in that person’s life.

Join us in recognizing recent contributors. Laura Calderwood, $30; Tyler Calderwood, $30; Margaret Worcester of Harrington, 50 pairs of mittens; Robert and Mary Graffam of Hampden, $20; and Dan, Penny, Alex and Liza in Greenville, $25 in memory of Summer Keene on her 18th birthday.

Jessie and Jennifer, $20; Anonymous in Hermon, $500; Roy and Jane Leavitt of Otis, $25; Flora V. Curtis of Springfield, $10 in memory of a special sister, Glenace Worster; and Robert and Jeanette Grindle of Penobscot, $25.

The Milford Congregational Church Men’s Club, $100; Dick and Fran Boone of Charleston, $10 in loving memory of son Joe; Nancy and Dick Staib of Glenburn, $25; and Virginia Tillinghast of Winterport, $25 in memory of Ted Farrell.

Ronald and Judith Highbarger of Old Town, $20; Anonymous in Bangor, $15; W.E.K.S. Club, $75; Anonymous in Orono, $25; Dorothy Girvan of Kenduskeag, $100 in memory of Robert Girvan Sr. and Janet Greene.

Kathleen Eaton of Hampden, $25; Anonymous in Winterport, $25; Brenda Lemoine of Brooklin, $100; James and Ramona Look Jr., $20.

A $50 donation in memory of Ben Jewell from his grandparents; Alfred Woodard of Carmel, $25; Anonymous in Corea, $25; Anonymous in Bangor, $50.

Raymond H. Goodrich, Jr., $100; Judy Robbins of Millinocket, $20 in memory of Delphine LaPoint; Evelyn McPhee of Veazie, $25 in memory of her husband, Paul McPhee; $25 from Jen and Dan Corbett.

A $25 donation in the name of Jacob Dawson of Brewer; Anonymous in Southwest Harbor, $30; J.R. Bilancia of Machias, $15; Kenneth Devoe of Millinocket, $25; Anonymous in Caribou, $10.

Dan and Becky of Northeast Harbor, $30 in loving memory of Norman Megquier; Nia and Jacob Megquier of Bar Harbor, $25; Ashleigh, Ryan and Haley Littlefield of Northeast Harbor, $25; Anonymous in Southwest Harbor, $30; Jennifer Richard Moore of Brewer, $100.

Send donations to The Santa’s Helper Fund, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402-1329. All contributors will be recognized in the NEWS unless anonymity is requested.

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