Christ’s Table received a very special turkey donation Monday.
The National Wild Turkey Federation Coordinated the Y-Bridge Longbeards Turkey Fundraiser. Y-Bridge Longbeards National Wild Turkey Federation Committee member, Melissa Spring told us more about what goes in to collecting the funds.
"We just try to get businesses involved and this year I got some area schools involved, doing jeans day. They donated money to wear jeans at their school," said Spring.
Christ’s Table raised a little over 16-hundred dollars in donations this year, which greatly exceeded last year’s total by $1000. 112 turkeys were bought and donated. Spring explains why this charity is important to their organization.
"The National Wild Turkey Federation supports the habitats, supports the hunt. We give turkeys to area charities to support our local communities to help them with feeding families at Thanksgiving and Christmas," said Spring.
All of the donations raised go directly toward the purchase of the turkeys for the upcoming Thanksgiving. Christ’s Table will be hosting its turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day.
For more information contact Pat Burkhart at 740-683-4952.