Missions and Outreach November Project: Give a Gobble/Turkey Toss Campaign Providing Thanksgiving Meals to the Needy

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November 4, 2018 (All day) - November 18, 2018 (All day)

Through Sunday, November 18th, you are encouraged to donate to the Give a Gobble/Turkey Toss Campaign. For 21 years, Harmon’s Grocery Store and Crossroads Urban Center have teamed up with approximately 30 religious and business groups to serve families who otherwise would not enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. The Missions and Outreach Committee and Harmons will match your donations, making your donation of $10 into a $40 donation. 

From these  funds, turkeys and other food items are purchased and brought to the Urban Indian Center. A sea of volunteers come in and form a long line where they “toss” the turkeys down the line to get them from the trucks to the recipients. Hence the name “Turkey Toss”. Recipients visit the Urban Indian Center throughout the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, to receive their Thanksgiving meals. Any remaining turkeys and side dishes are distributed through the Utah Food Bank.

Last year this program fed nearly 8,000 families!

Our goal is to increase the number of families helped this year.

As we begin this beautiful season of thankfulness and gratitude, take a moment to pause and think about what you are thankful for and why. Grateful hearts equal happy hearts! God has called us all to love and serve one another. This is the perfect opportunity to do just that!