Bangor-area teams amassing 100 turkeys to feed Maine veterans this Thanksgiving

A brand new Bangor-area nonprofit and the Maine Veterans Undertaking plan to provide 100 turkeys and greater than 250 baggage with nonperishable meals to veterans this Thanksgiving.

This would be the Maine Veterans Undertaking’s fourth yr internet hosting a meals drive forward of Thanksgiving, which has primarily targeted on giving veterans and their households canned meals and different nonperishables. Final yr, Not Your Common Nurses Basis joined the hassle, elevating about $1,500 to purchase 70 turkeys, mentioned Alan Beatty, founder and president.

The group was not established as a nonprofit at that time, nevertheless it grew to become one in March, he mentioned. It focuses on “serving to anybody and everybody we are able to,” with no give attention to specific populations.