Over 6,000 Families to Receive Thanksgiving Meal Boxes in 88.3 WCQR Project Thanksgiving
This is the eighth year of the partnership between 88.3 WCQR Radio and Second Harvest to provide a Thanksgiving meals for families and individuals in the region who may not otherwise have a Thanksgiving meal on their table.
This year’s Project Thanksgiving, sponsored by 88.3 WCQR Radio and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, raised funds to provide over 6,000 sponsored boxes to help feed the hungry for Thanksgiving.
The campaign wrapped up on Thursday, November 12th, 88.3 WCQR Christian Radio hosted a successful all day on-air fundraiser asking their listeners, area businesses and churches to donate $25 to sponsor a Thanksgiving box of food, which also includes a Bible.
Mike Perry, General Manager of 88.3 WCQR, says the station’s listeners are excited to give to Project Thanksgiving. “We are happy once again to be able to share God’s love with thousands of the neediest people in our community providing them with a Thanksgiving meal and sharing with them a copy of God’s Word.”
Rhonda Chafin agrees. “Project Thanksgiving touches the lives of many families in Northeast Tennessee that may not otherwise have a holiday meal for Thanksgiving. We appreciate the outpouring of support from WCQR and their listeners in helping feed people in need in our region.”
Boxes are being distributed through food bank agencies November 16 through 21. For more information contact the food bank (423)279-0430.
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Mission: To feed the hungry in Northeast Tennessee by securing and distributing food and engaging our community in the fight to end hunger through regional partnerships, programs and education.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has led the effort to end hunger in the region since 1986. Second Harvest is the only food bank serving the eight-county region incorporating Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties.
The food bank is a member of the Feeding America Network (www.feedingamerica.org) Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that relies solely on the support of community members and grants. Your money works! For every dollar donated the food bank can supply enough food for 3.5 meals.
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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, 1020 Jericho Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663 Phone: (423)279-0430 Fax: (423)279-0590 email: email@example.com