Adopt a Sailor, Thanks Giving 2018

Dear Friends, 

The officers and members of Nunda Masonic Lodge #169, Order of Eastern Star Nunda Chapter #293, Frank S. Land DeMolay, and Bethel #98 Jobs Daughters are giving thanks to those young men and women who are sacrificing their precious time so that we can enjoy the many blessings and freedoms our great country has to offer. For the Fourt time, we are proud to participate in the Great Lakes Naval Training Center’s Adopt-a-Sailor Program on Thanksgiving Day. We expect to host about 40-50 naval recruits. 

Through various donations, we are making available phones, internet, and cards with photos to reconnect our brave sailors with loved ones. We are providing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, opportunities for games, entertainment, and general relaxing for the day.

Recruits will be able to spend time away from the pressures associated with basic training, enjoy a well cooked meal and homemade goodies, and relax in a stress-free environment. More importantly, these young people will be able to call home on what is the first of many holidays away from family. 

We plan that the Thanksgiving Adopt-a-Sailor event will be tradition for many years to come. Our organizations are dependent on donations from both our members and from our community. We sincerely appreciate your generous contribution in providing Thanksgiving to our brave young people. 

With many blessings,

Darrin Kimsey

Donations

  • Ben Gates 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 20 mos
  • Keith Oehmke 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 20 mos
  • Colleen Hostetler  
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • Gail Thom 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 20 mos
  • Donna Johnson 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 20 mos
See all

Organizer

Darrin Kimsey 
Organizer
Elgin, IL
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