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Meals on Wheels People Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner, Delivers to Homebound Elderly

Delivering hot meals to the homebound.

Delivering hot meals to the homebound.

Meals on Wheels People will deliver more than 1,000 hot turkey dinners to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day. The organization will also host community Thanksgiving Dinners at several locations in the Portland metro area.

“A traditional holiday meal with turkey and all the trimmings will be delivered by volunteers to our most frail and isolated seniors on Thanksgiving Day,” said Meals on Wheels People Executive Director Suzanne Washington. “We are so grateful for the community volunteers who spend part of their holiday making the day brighter for these seniors.”

The community is invited to join with others for a Thanksgiving Dinner at one of these Meals on Wheels People locations between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Nov. 24:

Beaverton Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd., Beaverton

Elm Court Center, 1032 SW Main St., Portland

North Plains Center, 31450 NW Commercial Street, North Plains

Tigard Center, 8815 SW O’Mara, Tigard

The menu includes roast turkey and gravy, cranberry relish, bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, peas and carrots, cranberry gelatin salad, potato rolls, and pumpkin pie with whipped topping.

Pick-up sites for Meals on Wheels delivery will be:

Meals on Wheels People Central Kitchen, 7710 SW 31st Ave, Portland

Double Tree Hotel, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland

Ambleside Center, 600 NE 8th Street, Gresham

Forest Grove Center, 2037 Douglas Street, Forest Grove

Luepke Center, 1009 E McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver, Wash.

For more information about the community dinners, call the Meals on Wheels People at 503.736.6325.

About Meals on Wheels People: Meals on Wheels People has been changing lives, one meal at a time, since 1970. We provide a nutritional and social lifeline for older adults through 30 meal sites in Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties and Meals on Wheels delivery to homebound elderly. With the help of more than 5,000 volunteers, the nonprofit organization now serves 5,700 meals daily and 1.3 million meals each year. Visit mealsonwheelspeople.org.

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