Solidarity Harvest Auction Raises Money for Thanksgiving Meals

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BREWER, Maine (WABI) A benefit auction supporting Solidarity Harvest was held in Brewer on Saturday.

Food and Medicine put on the auction, featuring pro sports autographs, gift certificates and homemade items.

Proceeds from the auction go toward the Solidarity Harvest, a program that distributes Thanksgiving meals to families in need.

The goal for 2017 is 1,500 meal.

"It provides, usually for a family of anywhere from 6 to 8 people, a thanksgiving meal," said Robert Toole, Chairman of the Board for Food and Medicine. "It is an action we can take to show that we support those who, especially those who have been laid off."

To donate money towards Thanksgiving meals you can visit the Food and Medicine website at foodandmedicine.org