Volunteers invited to help ‘Turkeys From Heaven’ effort

first_imgLatest Stories Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Generous spirits are the heart of the ‘Turkeys from Heaven’ project that feeds hundreds of Pike County families each Christmas. Those volunteers include residents like Angie Grice, above; organizer Kelly Sanders; and cooker David Phelps, all of whom helped prepare and deliver the meals last year. The program is again looking for volunteers willing to donate a turkey or their time to the effort.On Thursday, December 22, 400 turkeys and meals will be prepared and delivered to families in need in the Pike County area.The Turkeys from Heaven program has been delivering meals and a prayer for three years. The first year, nearly local 200 families benefitted from the volunteer program. Last year, 300 turkey meals were delivered and this year 400 families will have Turkeys from Heaven and from the hearts of the volunteers who make it possible.Kelly Sanders, who organized the local Turkeys from Heaven program that is modeled after the program in Dothan, said Turkeys from Heaven is a wonderful way to spread Christmas cheer. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “Volunteers are needed and welcomed,” Sanders said. “Those who volunteer always say they are blessed by the experience.”There are three ways to volunteer for Turkeys from Heaven. First, purchase a turkey for $15 at either Piggly Wiggly location in Troy.“The turkeys will be left at the Piggly Wiggly where they will be thawed and delivered to The Emporium to be cooked,” Sanders said. “Another way people can help is to bring a dessert to The Emporium in downtown Troy between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21 or on Thursday, December 22.” By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Dr. Pat Block retires from CHCHC after 37 years Dr. Patricia Block was honored with a retirement reception at Charles Henderson Child Health Center. Block has been a physician… read more Book Nook to reopen Published 3:00 am Saturday, December 17, 2016 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Volunteers invited to help ‘Turkeys From Heaven’ effort “I’m sure that we all receive much more than we give,” Sanders said. “The real blessing is in giving and I believe anyone who has participated in Turkeys from Heaven has been richly blessed.”X By The Penny Hoarder Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The desserts should be items that do not have to be refrigerated, such as cookies, cakes and pies.Volunteers will also be needed to help prepare and deliver the meals on Thursday, December 22. “Volunteers may come as early at 8 a.m. but we will need volunteers throughout the day,” Sanders said. “So, we encourage volunteers to just come when they can.”The Turkeys from Heaven program is dependent on volunteers and the people of Pike County have been very supportive of the program. Print Article Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more