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THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE BENEFITS MORE THAN 800 LOCAL FAMILIES IN NEED

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE BENEFITS MORE THAN 800 LOCAL FAMILIES IN NEED

The Patricia Hart Society of United Way of Williamson County organizes Full Tummies, Warm Hearts, an annual Thanksgiving food drive. Last year, 324 sponsors and 86 volunteers provided food baskets for 878 households (3,674 individuals). This year’s food drive will benefit more than 800 Williamson County families. Community volunteers will meet at the United Way office for food basket pick up before disbursing to deliver these baskets to local schools and United Way partner agencies.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:45 am –7:15 am at United Way of Williamson County, 209 Gothic Ct., Ste. 107, Franklin, TN 37067

Full Tummies, Warm Hearts began through the vision of a few women sitting around a table in conversation about our community. Members of the Patricia Hart Society women’s group made a commitment to assist individuals and families in Williamson County who do not have the means to serve or enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal. For more than a decade, United Way of Williamson County’s corporate and community partners, as well as individual supporters, have “sponsored” anonymous individuals and families, and contributed donated food and their time and resources to make our Thanksgiving food drive possible. Baskets include nonperishable food and gift cards for perishable items, plus anything the donor would like to include such as warm socks, games, treats, and holiday decorations. Local schools and nonprofits handle the confidential receipt of the baskets for the individuals and families.

To learn more about United Way of Williamson County, the Patricia Hart Society, or Full Tummies, Warm Hearts, please visit www.uwwc.org or call the United Way office at 615-771-2312.

 

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