FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Nashville Rescue Mission Needs 500 Turkeys By Friday
Help feed the homeless with donations of turkeys and canned goods
NASHVILLE, Tennessee—Nashville Rescue Mission is reaching out to the community fordonations of turkeys, weighing 12 pounds or more, to feed the homeless during this holiday season. There is currently an urgent need for 500 turkeys by Friday, November 22, 2013.
Since 1954, Nashville Rescue Mission has been serving the homeless and hungry in Middle Tennessee. Every year, the Mission seeks to provide those in need with a traditional Thanksgiving meal during the annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet. This year’s Banquet is Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28, 2013.
Nashville Rescue Mission, along with more than 300 Rescue Missions across the country will serve over a half-million meals to the homeless and hungry living in the U.S. during the Great Thanksgiving Banquet campaign. This two-day event represents the largest effort of the year in providing food and life-changing programs to the homeless and hurting in America.
In order to make the meal complete, the Mission also needs #10 canned vegetables. A comprehensive list of items needed for the Thanksgiving Banquet can be downloaded from the Mission’s website.
Donations of turkeys and canned goods can be dropped off at the Mission’s Donation Centerlocated at 616 7th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203, which is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Online donations can be made at https://nashvillerescuemission.org/donate_turkeys.
About Nashville Rescue Mission
Since 1954, Nashville Rescue Mission has been meeting the needs of the poor and homeless through emergency services and life recovery programs focusing on spiritual growth, education and employment with a goal of restoring hope and transforming lives. Nashville Rescue Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and is located at 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN 37203. For more information, visit https://www.nashvillerescuemission.org.
Michelle Sanders Brinson
Nashville Rescue Mission