Since 2018 Ellsworth High School's Sophia Lynch has raised money for the Maine Veteran's Project at the Blue Hill Fair!

Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

According to the Maine Veteran's Project's website, 22 veterans and active duty service members commit suicide EVERY DAY. Veterans make up just .045 per cent of the total population yet account for 20% per cent of suicides.  The Maine Veteran's Project is committed to reducing that number by supporting veterans through veteran retreats and developing projects.

Lynch has solicited businesses to donate gift cards, and is selling raffle tickets 6 for $5.00 or $1.00 for 1 ticket with all proceeds going to the Maine Veteran's project.

Thanks to the generosity of fair goers, Sophia has been able to raise over $10,000 for the Maine Veteran's Project in the 3 years!

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