When we passed by Eastridge Church (39th SW and SW Oregon) around 7:40 this morning, people were already in line waiting for the annual turkeys-and-groceries giveaway to start at 9 am. But when we went over to photograph the volunteers around 9:30 am, the line was gone, so if you or someone you know needs Thanksgiving food – a turkey and a bag of groceries – there’s no wait.
They also are offering coats in adult and child sizes, and Bibles.
And it’s all running on volunteer power as usual, including Girl Scouts from West Seattle Troop 42553:
Eastridge also does this at its campus in Issaquah, and this year is offering 1,500 turkeys between the two sites.