In fact, we have exceeded our goal, having raised $51,331.97 to date. We will continue accepting and processing contributions and will run our last listing in the Christmas Day edition of the Bangor Daily News.

All donations, whether received before or after Christmas, will be forwarded to The Salvation Army.

We are pleased to acknowledge and thank the following individuals and groups whose donations were recently received by mail or online.

These kind gifts bring us to 103% of our goal!

• John and Melissa Chasse, in memory of Rosella Randall, Ben and Annette Michaud and Juanita Sapiel, Milford, $40

• Sylvia and Al Tardy, Newport, $50

• Vern and Janelle Leeman, in memory of Claudia Boyle and Jenni Bemis, Bangor, $50

• Devon and Jay Grant, as a Christmas gift to our grandparents, Bob and Joan Brown, Sangerville, $25

• Leigh Lloyd, in loving memory of my wife, Patricia, Milford, $25

• Anonymous, Bangor, $1,100

• In loving memory of Lenis, Ken and Dawn McIntyre, Palmyra, $100

• Employees of Brewer Automotive Components, Brewer, $304.75

• Jim and Sue Bonzey, Dedham, $100

• Eric and Terry Stover, Bucksport, $140

• Wesley and Gloria Hart, Holden, $25

• Mary Duffy, Tenants Harbor, $50

• Acadia Christian – 7th and 8th Grade, Trenton, $65

• Laura Playter Poll, in memory of Gordon Playter, Hampden, $25

• In memory of Donald Nealey from Joyce and Harold Gordon, Orrington, $500

• In loving memory of our Baby Grandson, Adam Page, from Grammy and Papa, Perry, $20

• Anonymous, Old Town, $25

• In loving memory of Peter John and MacKenzie Lynn from John and Lynn Rush, Millinocket, $25

• Alex and Julie Grab, Old Town, $50

• In loving memory of Harry Graves. Love, Barbara Powers, Millinocket, $50

• Anonymous in honor of our parents, Millinocket, $250

• Hooper Electrical, Ellen & Carlton Hooper, Elnora Woodman, in loving memory of Raymond Woodman, Glenn Woodman, Margaret Hooper, Ted Kimball, & Carl Coleman, Blue Hill and Bucksport, $110

• G. P. L., Sullivan, $100

• Anonymous, in loving memory of Henry Olsen and Irene Bradford, Atkinson, $200

• Lois Thistlewood, in memory of my husband, Fabian Thistlewood, Jonesport, $25

• The Crawford/Gould Family, in memory of our loved ones, Hampden, $50

• Robert K. Dodge, Stonington, $50

• The Hale Family, in memory of Gram, Gramp, Calvin, & Jack, Sargentville, $25

• Anonymous, Searsport, $20

• Anonymous, Brooklin, $25

• In memory of our parents, Millinocket, $25

• Susan Mann, Ellsworth, $25

• In memory of Web and Hazel Martin, Jeff and Annie McCarthy by The Martins, Benedicta, $100

• VFW, Maurice W. Miles Post 4527, Orrington, $50

Thank you for your generosity.