Teaming up to deliver Thanksgiving Day baskets

Every year Jonathan Ellis, owner of Ellis Family Market in Patten, and his employees team up with the Maine State Police to deliver Thanksgiving Day baskets donated by his store to needy families in the northern Penobscot /southern Aroostook County areas.

This year Ellis donated a total of 40 baskets to area families. On Wednesday, Nov. 23, Trooper Timmy Saucier and Trooper Laney Merchant assisted with the deliveries. Merchant is pictured with Ellis.

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