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Police will deliver free Thanksgiving dinners again


November 7, 2017

Rotary Clubs of Bethel-St. Clair and Northern Allegheny along with Holy Assumption of St. Mary Orthodox Church are partnering again this year to cook and package traditional Thanksgiving meals.

The meals will be delivered by Pittsburgh Police officers on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. Over the past 14 years, this event has gone from feeding 250 people who are homeless, shut-in, disabled, and in need; to feeding over 3,500 people and numbers keep growing.

The entire city of Pittsburgh is again being offered this service.

Organizers expect to feed approximately 4,000 residents this year, but need help. There are a few ways area residents can assist in this project:

Those in need of meals on Thanksgiving Day should contact the police officer in the Zone they live by Friday, Nov. 17:

Zone 1 - Officer Sylvester Wright or Darrick Payton - 412-323-7201

Zone 2 - Officer Eldridge Kimbrough - 412-255-2848

Zone 3 - Officer Christine Luffey - 412-488-8425

Zone 4 - Officer Victoria Butch - 412-422-6559

Zone 5 - Officer Michael Gay - 412-665-3770

Zone 6 - Officer Tiffany Kline-Costa or Officer Kenneth Stevwing - 412-937-3051.

Those who would like to help by making a donation should send a check payable to "The Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair" and write "Thanksgiving" in the memo. Checks should be mailed to: Bethel-St.Clair Rotary Club, Attn: Heather Dieckmann, 8700 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.


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