Help for the holidays: Eastridge doubles turkey giveaway

November 11, 2010 at 10:41 am | In Holidays, How to help, West Seattle news, West Seattle religion | 1 Comment

(WSB photo from November 2009)
Eastridge Christian Assembly, in The Triangle, has sent word it’s doubling its turkey giveaway this year – instead of giving free turkeys to 500 people at each of its two campuses, including West Seattle, this year each campus will give out 1,000. Here’s the news release, just out of the WSB inbox:

Eastridge Church will be providing 2,000 free Thanksgiving turkeys and bags of groceries to families in need on Saturday, November 20, beginning at 9 a.m. (while supplies last) at their two locations: Issaquah and Seattle. This is double the 1,000 turkeys and groceries provided in past years.

“Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our lives and the good things that we’re experiencing, but it can also be an especially challenging time for families with limited resources,” said Eastridge Lead Pastor, Steve Jamison. “We want to show that Eastridge cares by providing a blessing this Thanksgiving to those who may be struggling to make ends meet. This is our eighth year providing a turkey and bag of groceries to families and in response to the increased need in our community, we are doubling the amount we provided last year.”

When: Saturday, November 20, starting at 9 a.m., while supplies last

Where: The Issaquah campus of Eastridge Church
24205 Issaquah-Fall City Road, Issaquah

The West Seattle Campus of Eastridge Church
4500 39th Avenue SW, Seattle

The 2,000 dinner packages will be given out first-come, first-served, with no demonstration of need required to receive the assistance.

1 Comment

  1. Just a suggestion, if an agency is collecting money or food, money is always your best bet for dontations. Most food banks or agencies have very good buying power and can get way more food with the cash donation. Plus, you don’t have to lug a bag of groceries around!
    And WAY TO GO on the doubling of turkeys!

    Comment by coffee — 11:17 am November 11, 2010 #

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