Master's Manna Incorporated to host 6th Annual Turkey Tossing Tuesday
Wallingford, Conn., Nov. 20th, 2012-- As Thanksgiving approaches Master’s Manna, Inc. is exceptionally thankful for the outpouring of support from the greater Wallingford/Meriden community.
On November 20th, Master’s Manna is hosting our main event of the holiday season, Turkey Tossing Tuesday. Last year 642 families received holiday assistance. “This year we are anticipating on serving around 800 families,” Trzcinski said.
This year no one can take Thanksgiving for granted, especially individuals and families in Wallingford, Meriden, Hamden, North Haven, Cheshire and Durham. Providing homeless, near homeless and low to moderate income families with food, diapers, clothing, shower/laundry facilities, access to on-site medical care through Community Health Center as well as other human services, this non-profit organization is one of a kind for countless people in the central Connecticut area.
Individuals/Families registered with Master’s Manna, Inc. have made appointments for Nov. 20th to obtain Thanksgiving goodies. If there are ANY families/individuals living in the greater Wallingford/Meriden area, have not received Thanksgiving food items from any other source and find themselves in need of Thanksgiving groceries and turkey they are welcomed to call Master’s Manna’s, Wednesday, Nov. 21st starting at 8 am.
As of now, Master’s Manna has been promised 400 turkeys, and is looking for more donations. Volunteers to assist parking cars, passing out food, and assisting shoppers are also needed. Volunteers are encouraged to contact Master’s Manna, Inc. by phone at (203)-678-3042, or by email at email@example.com.
Master's Manna, Inc.'s mission is to help homeless, near homeless, low to moderate income families and individuals obtain essential needs. Master's Manna strives to:
- Reduce food insecurity (a condition of uncertain availability of or inability to acquire safe, nutritious food in a socially acceptable manner), with food pantry and Family Dining Center
- Provide non-emergency medical transportation,
- Offer both mental health and physical health support services,
- Offer intervention services and educational opportunities.
We do our utmost through:
* Delivering basic needs (food, clothing, showers, etc.)
* Providing vocational training and a supervised job-site for disabled individuals
* Collaborating with non-profit, local, state, federal organizations to provide additional on-site services
* Investing in a life: To coach an individual, who can train and support a family who can then impact and improve this community.