Tons of Turkey

02 November, 2014

Post By : David Lindner

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Help us give a great Thanksgiving to local families!

We are trying to give a bunch of local families a really great Thanksgiving. Every week, at the SixEight Food Pantry, we serve between 150 – 200 families. We are blessed to be able to partner with the Clark County Food Bank in serving them every week.

And even though we were able to give them food last year to help with their thanksgiving meal, there was one thing lacking, Turkey. Only a handful of our families got a turkey last year. This year, we’d like to change that. So…

When you go grocery shopping, would you buy on turkey for your family and one for a family at the SixEight Food Pantry? Often times, you can get a great deal at WinCo on a Turkey. Last year, Turkeys were between 24 & 38 cents per pound with a 50 dollar purchase. That makes an 18lb turkey $6.84 at 38 cents per pound.

So, will you buy a turkey for a local family, keep it in your freezer until Sunday, November 23 and then bring it to SixEight Church?

We will need turkeys of all sizes to match the families.  We also need aluminum baking pans for families who may not have them.  Then we will need some pre-cooked turkey for the homeless who have no ability to cook.  We will be exploring all avenues of making this happen, but we need your help.

     1.  During the next month many stores will have really good special offers on turkeys (2 for 1 offers, free turkey when you spend a certain amount on groceries, etc).  Winco, traditionally, has some really good deals. 

     2.  Get some of your coworkers involved! Have them all chip in a buck, or buy a turkey. 

     3.  We will also accept cash to purchase turkeys.

So get on the gravy train and help us give a great thanksgiving for a lot of families!!!

Author David Lindner

David Lindner

I am blessed to be able to serve SixEight as the Lead Pastor. As a pastor, my first aim is to follow God, my primary ministry is to my wife and 4 kids. They are amazing! When it comes to our church family, I get the pleasure of leading our church to follow God. This is truly a gift that God has given to our family, and we are honored and humbled to serve Him in this capacity at SixEight!

3 thoughts on “Tons of Turkey

  1. Robert Vit ( 4 years ago )

    Hello,
    OK I read your web pages and have some turkeys. Where do I bring them!

  2. Robert Vit ( 4 years ago )

    Oops. And when. Off to the store to buy them right now. I have a deepfreeze so they will be fine until you are ready for them. Cheers,

  3. David Lindner ( 4 years ago )

    Hi Robert! Thanks so much for joining us in our goal of providing turkeys for everyone who comes through the Food Pantry this Tuesday!

    If you’re able to hold on to them until tomorrow, we will be at the church all day and you can bring them there. 8802 NW 9th Ave. Vancouver WA 98665

    I’ll send you an email just to make sure!

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