November 18, 2019

Santa’s Helper update

We are getting a little closer to reaching our goal, with $41,271 now raised. People seeking assistance from The Salvation Army will receive it through the efforts of scores of volunteers who are working extremely hard to get the very basics to many needy families. We will continue to take donations through the end of the month, so if you haven’t already given, but would like to, please send your donation to the address listed at the bottom of this article. Thanks go out today to these new donors:

Anonymous, No Town Given $3.25

In loving memory of Shirley Hartley and Blaine Mower by the Hartley and Mower families, Corinna-St. Albans $100

Willie and Jen Gavett, Milford $100

Brenda Fletcher Jordan, in loving memory of my Dad and brother, Waltham $25

Jimmy and Diana Busque, in loving memory of their godson, Randy, Millinocket $25

Anonymous, Millinocket $25

Andrea Thurlow, in loving memory of Henry Olsen and Irene Bradford, Atkinson $100

Leslie Curtis, in loving memory of Kenn Gordon, East Millinocket, Lincolnville $25

Kathy Bodkin, in memory of Earl Bodkin, Brewer $50

Anonymous, in memory of John A. Woodcock, M.D., Bangor $100

Richard and Leona Cary, Old Town $25

Anonymous, in memory of Freddy King, Great Works $25

Darlene Moore, in memory of her parents, Felix T. and Barbara A. Cote, Alton $25

Mr. and Mrs. Al Bedard, in memory of Ruth Dunbar, Ellsworth $40

Anonymous, Blue Hill $25

The Cassidys, Eddington $25

Katie and Kasey Leighton, in loving memory of their grandmother “Meme” Donna Hamor, Bar Harbor $25

Bob and Mernard Moscone, in loving memory of their grandson, Randy, Millinocket $25

Nancy Spooner, in memory of Garry Spooner, Amherst $100

In memory of Julie Read Marsh from her family, Belfast $50

Stephen D. Colhoun, Addison $50

Anonymous, No Town Given $100

Anonymous, Orono $100

Martha Pojasek, in memory of her mother, Inez Henckler, Bangor $100

Mary and Ashley, Ellsworth $30

Eleanor M. Brown, Bangor $25

Anonymous, Holden $25

Mrs. Libby’s seventh grade, homeroom 17, Hermon Middle School,Hermon $45

Irene Pettee, in memory of her grandson, Justin Pettee, with love, Warren $25

Marie Gallison, Corinna $25

Katherine and Keith Jordan, in memory of their bubba Tim, Grampa Roger, and Great-Aunt Irene, Waltham $25

A contribution of $572 was inadvertently acknowledged twice, thus reducing our running total to date for today.

Today’s Total $1,468.25

Total To Date $41,271

Donations may be sent to Santa’s Helper Fund, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor, ME 04402-1329. Donors’ names and dollar amounts will be published in the Santa’s Helper column daily. Donors who prefer to remain anonymous will be listed as such, followed by their donation amounts. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

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