The Ottawa Mission seeks a ton of turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner

    OTTAWA, Sept. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ottawa Mission is preparing to serve
an estimated 2,200 meals to those who are homeless, poor or alone at a special
Thanksgiving Dinner next month.
    Providing this special meal wouldn't be possible without generous
donations from the community. Once again this fall, The Ottawa Mission is
asking the community to fill up it's freezers with donations of large, frozen
turkeys, preferably between 20-25 lbs.
    It takes roughly 80 of these large turkeys to feed everyone at the
special community meal, which translates into almost a ton of turkey!
    The frozen turkey donations can be dropped off at The Ottawa Mission,
located at 35 Waller St., or arrangements can be made to pick them up by
calling 613.234.1144.
    The Mission's Thanksgiving Dinner will take place on Monday, October 13th
from 11:30 - 5:00 p.m.

    About The Ottawa Mission

    Since 1906, The Ottawa Mission has been serving the homeless, the hungry
and the lost by providing food, clothing, shelter and hope. In 2007, The
Ottawa Mission sheltered an average of 220 men every night and served an
average of 1,100 meals every day. The Ottawa Mission now houses a Hospice,
Addiction Treatment programs and a Medical/Dental Clinic for the homeless.

For further information:

For further information: Shirley Roy, Media Relations Officer, (613)
234-1144 ext.305,

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