Providing Thanksgiving dinners to families in need
WHO: Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area, Union Savings Bank, volunteers and local individuals and families.
WHAT: Two events: A distribution of approximately 200 Thanksgiving dinners to families in Montgomery County, and the 21st Preble County Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner.
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 24.
Montgomery County: 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Preble County: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Montgomery County: The Community Action Partnership office, 719 S. Main St., Dayton.
Preble County: Bruner Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds, 722 S Franklin St, Eaton.
WHY: In Montgomery County, Community Action Partnership and Union Savings Bank are partnering to distribute Bob Evans Thanksgiving meals to families in need as designated by the agency and its partners. Employees and their families from the agency and the bank are volunteering to distribute and in some cases deliver meals to families.
In Preble County, Community Action Partnership, the Preble County Pork Festival Committee and local volunteers combine to prepare, serve, transport and in some cases deliver meals to local families. Last year, approximately 650 meals were served at the event or delivered to families.