A record number of trees were donated to Trees for Troops through Mahoney's this year.
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Saturday, December 8, 2012
The information below was submitted by Lisa Roberts on behalf of Mahoney's Garden Centers. Over 1,500 military families will have a merrier Christmas this year thanks to those that donated a Christmas tree through the Trees for Troops program at Mahoney’s Garden Centers, including the location near the Wayland-Weston border. Mahoney’s Trees for Troops campaign ran from Veteran’s Day to Dec. 2, allowing donors to stop in at any of their eight locations, or call a hotline, to buy a Christmas tree for a military family. This year, a record number of trees were donated, almost twice as many as last year, making Mahoney’s the number one generator of trees for the Trees for Troops program in North America. “We want to thank you to everyone that …
The garden center just west of Weston on Route 20 has reopened for the holiday season and is in the midst of a charity drive.
Weston's nearby location of Mahoney's Garden Center is back open for the holiday season and it's jumping right into the holiday giving with another year of hosting Trees for Troops. Mahoney's locations throughout Massachusetts, including the one closest to Weston on Route 20 in Wayland, are serving as the hub for the Trees for Troops program in the Commonwealth. Trees for Troops allows individuals to purchase a holiday tree that will donated to a military family serving in the U.S. or overseas. A press release from Mahoney's relays a message from a previous recipient, quoted from the Trees for Troops website: “I wanted to thank you deeply for the tree that you gave me and my family for Christmas this year. My husband is currently serving …