Holiday Giving Project for Needy Families Seeks Donations of Turkeys for Thanksgiving Meal

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For Immediate Release: 11/17/2014 Holiday Giving Project for Needy Families Seeks Donations of Turkeys for Thanksgiving Meal The Holiday Giving Project, sponsored by the County’s Department of Health and Human Services and coordinated by A Wider Circle, is in need of donated turkeys and chickens or grocery store gift cards to purchase a “protein” for a holiday meal. More than 9,000 families in Montgomery County depend on the generosity of community members to make their Thanksgiving meal complete and donations are currently running below expectations. The deadline to donate is Tuesday, November 25. Donations may be dropped off at the following locations: • Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington 501 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring (drop off hours Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 301-565-0190 to schedule drop off at another time • Gaithersburg Community Services (look for “Community Services” signs) 1 Wells Avenue, Gaithersburg (drop off hours Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 301-258-6395, ext. 2 or 240-401-0753 for additional information • Rainbow Community Development Center 2120-A Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring (drop off hours Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.-call 301-625-2561 before drop off) • St. Patrick’s Parish Center 4101 Norbeck Road, Rockville (drop off only on Tuesday, November 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.—call church hotline with questions – 301-929-9192 • Western Upper Montgomery County (WUMCO) HELP 21140 Beallsville Road, Dickerson (drop off hours Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.-call before drop off-301-972-8481) For more information, call Susan Klavon at A Wider Circle at 240-687-9629. # # # Release ID: 14-415 Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534

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