Hometown Holiday Food Drive
Do you want to help make the holiday season bright for families in need this year? Wellington is asking for assistance in making sure no Village resident goes without a hot meal this Thanksgiving. Donations will be accepted Thursday, October 19th through Friday, November 17th. Residents are encouraged to contribute the following food items:
- Boxed mashed potatoes
- Boxed stuffing mix
- Cornbread mix
- Cranberry sauce
- Turkey gravy
- Canned vegetables (Green beans, corn)
All food donations will go directly to local families in need in our community. Residents looking for assistance are asked to contact Gregg Harr with Christ Community Church at (561) 307-2900, Dee Aubry with Christ Community Church at (561) 793-1007 or their local house of worship. All requests must be made prior to Wednesday, November 15th at noon.
Food can be dropped off at Village Hall (12300 Forest Hill Boulevard), Village Park (11700 Pierson Road), the Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard), Community Services Office (1092 Wellington Trace), Lake Wellington Professional Centre (12133 Ken Adams Way) Ultima Fitness, The Goddard School, and Schaefer Drugs.
A very special thanks to our community partners, including Wellington’s InterFaith, Christopher Aquirre Memorial Foundation, the Mall at Wellington Green, Ultima Fitness, Walmart, The Goddard School, and Schaefer Drugs. Partnership opportunities are still available. If you are interested in partnering with us for this event, please contact Meridith Tuckwood, Senior Services Specialist at (561) 753-2476 for more information.
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