Tier1Net is proud to have supported It Starts With ME’s 11th Annual Thanksgiving Drive for the 2nd year in a row!
Spearheaded by Melanie McKinnon of Salem, founder of It Starts With ME, this event started in 2008 as a small group effort that provided nine families everything they needed to cook an entire traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Over the past 11 years, it has grown to be a community wide drive that provides Thanksgiving meals to people identified through the local schools, churches and Veteran agencies. Melanie’s amazing army of volunteers collect and sort donations and each box is carefully compiled in her (well-organized!) garage. Meals are delivered the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. With Melanie’s infectious enthusiasm leading the charge they reached their goal to help almost 500 local families and Veterans this year. In the past three months $15,000 in monetary donations and over 12,000 individual items were collected and will feed over 9500 individuals.
For more information visit https://iswmcharity.com/events/ or follow It Starts with ME on Facebook