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It’s that time of year again. Imagine the stress many families in our north side community go through during the holiday season.   finishedturkey

For some, a $25 turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner cannot be added into their budget. You can help these struggling families by giving the “Gift of Gobble”.

In 2015, The River distributed 840 turkeys and/or hams during Thanksgiving week and served 950 meals at The River’s annual Thanksgiving Feast! In order to provide enough turkeys this year, The River needs your help.

Every time we receive 25 donated turkeys, our turkey gets a feather!


Here’s How You Can Help:

-Donate $25 for every turkey you would like to see given to a family in our community who shops at The River. Donate online or drop off a check/cash at the pantry. Specify “Turkey” in the designation/comment box when donating online or on the check memo. 

-Donate a turkey (or two or three or more) by Friday, November 11 to be served the following Friday at The River’s annual Thanksgiving Feast or distributed to families for their own Thanksgiving celebrations.

Are you a business owner? Challenge your employees to donate and double the donation by doing a match!

Donations can be dropped off at The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Road, Madison, WI 53704.

Print out this flyer and host a drive at your church, business or with friends and neighbors! If you have any questions, contact Development Director Amy Lord, amy@riveroodpantry.org.


A big thanks to Nord Drive Systems for once again donating for the Gift Of Gobble!

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