Are you looking forward to a big Thanksgiving Day feast with your family? Not everyone's as fortunate to be able to provide a big meal, but some community members were working to change that.
Thanks to a local church, low income families are getting a complete Thanksgiving dinner, for free.Â They're making one-thousand Thanksgiving baskets for needy families.Â In them - there's everything you'd want on the holiday - canned cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, potatoes, cake mixes. Basket recipient's will even get a turkey!
It was a project originally run by The Volunteer Center, but because of financial troubles, The Volunteer Center recently closed its doors.
Trinity United Methodist Church members took over the 'Thanksgiving Baskets' project.
"Our pastors here supported the idea of taking this over and thought it was a need that needed to be fulfilled in our community so we decided to step up to the plate and do that," says organizer, Debbie Garvin.
The needy families will be able to pick up their baskets and turkeys up until Tuesday. Thalia Hayden, WCJB TV20 News.
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