December 29, 2010

Bruce Roberts Toy Fund


GIFT PACKS: The Bruce Roberts Toy Fund uses donations from readers of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram to buy gifts for children in need, then distributes the gifts. The fund serves Cumberland, York, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Knox counties. Gift packs, for children 18 and younger, contain items appropriate to each child’s age and gender.

CONTRIBUTIONS: Send donations to the Bruce Roberts Toy Fund, P.O. Box 7310, Portland, ME 04112. Checks should be made out to the Bruce Roberts Toy Fund. Contributions are also accepted at the newspaper’s offices on the fifth floor at One City Center in Portland and online. Donations of securities are also accepted.

DONORS: Names of donors will be published in the Press Herald/Telegram and listed on

Here are the latest donations to the Bruce Roberts Toy Fund: 

Previously acknowledged: $122,136.24

In memory of Mr. and Mrs. JHC Sr. and Mrs. JHC Jr. $50

Merry Christmas! -- Doug and Dee Dee Norton $100

In memory of Nana Glazier -- Tiffany Townsend $100

In loving memory of my mom, Mary Blake, and my sister, Rolene Frost, who both loved Christmas $30

In loving memory of Jonathan Michael Sawyer. Love, Mom, Dad and Jillian $100

In loving memory of our Grampy -- Peter and Kathleen Nicole Casasa--Blouin $50

In loving memory of our grandmother, Mildred Casasa and Father Philip Casasa -- Kathleen, Tom and Barbara Casasa $100

Patricia and Richard Bernard $50

D & L Marketing $25

Merry Christmas -- Terri and Bob Regan $100

In memory of William Walton -- Thomas and Dolores Minervino $25

Unum National Client Group Billing Teams $412.50

East Baldwin Congregational Church Missionary Fund $50

Janice E. Brackett $20

Maine Staffing Group, Westbrook Office $75

In memory of William L. Walton -- the staff of Laura E. Richards Elementary School $25

In loving memory of Dad and Helen -- Alicia $50

Nancy Tryzelaar $10

John and Mary Beth Richardson $50

Michael A Frost, DMD $100

Portland Dry Cleaners $200

Ingrid Hoffmann $250

In memory of Gary, Gram and Gramp $25

Hilda Wigley $35

In memory of Albert C. Stanley -- Anne Stanley & Bruce Hood $100

Suzanne and Richard F. Daniels Jr. $100

Robert and Cynthia Frye-Macomber $25

In memory of Becky Roux -- Germaine T. Roux $25

In memory of our parents, Beatrice Colby and Sybil and Harold Kneeland $100

In memory of Mon Pere and Gramma Sanderson, Ginger and Nutmeg, who all loved Christmas $200

In memory of John Waycotte -- Casco Aerie #565 $100

In memory of Terry Nutter -- Nancy Scott $25

Portland Pipe Line Corp. $200

In memory of Lee and Ernie Farnsworth and "Millie" and Pete Ballard from the kids, grandkids and great-grandkids $25

Gilbert and Lee Brown $25

In honor of my grandchildren, Dylan, Andrew, Connor and Olivia -- Sandy $50

Theodore J. Strojny $25

In memory of Elston and Larry $100

Merry Christmas to the kids! -- Maddi and Krystina $15

In loving memory of our brother, John M. Sullivan -- Lynne and Mary $300

Anne Eliot Hiatt $100

Ronald and Dolores Ritter $25

Merry Christmas, Edgar -- Blaine and Kathy $30

In loving memory of Helen Fifield Lowell -- Shirley T. Stewart $100

Clyde E .Wentworth $50

Maine Medical Center, Engineering Department Staff $425

John Monaghan Jr. $50

Thank you Santa -- the CCNS families $50

Jeffrey and Linda Sanborn $20

In memory of Kelly Ann Stevens $25

Anonymous $20

Lesley D. Ewald $50

Maine Golf Course Superintendents Association $75

Advisory 216, KHS $40.75

Bob and Gen $25

The Meschinellis $50

In loving memory of our daughter Jessica and her cousins Michaela and Misty $35

In loving memory of Mrs. A.R. "Grammie" Ware $10

In loving memory of Bob Thomas $50

For Grampa, who loved Christmas $20

Daniel and Lindsay Richman $125

Edward and Leslie Garber $35

In memory of my brother-in-law, David Barter -- Lisa $25

In memory of Donald E. Clark from his loving family $50

In loving memory of Ernest Delorme from his family $50

For Maxine Dow from John S. Dow $25

Anonymous $25

In memory of Goatie -- Rox and the Tank $100

Michael Curci $50

For Alex $25

Robert and Suzanne Turkington and family $75

In loving memory of Tony Moniz, who loved Christmas -- Carolyn and Tom Jones $100

In memory of the Page and Maynard families -- Bob and Elayne Page $100

The Friday Nite Gals $255

Today's total $5,738.25

Total to date $127,874.49


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