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Project Thanksgiving Sponsors Party for Homeless, Food Insecure

From left: Alex Kaganzev, founder of Project Thanksgiving, Miss Veterans Day Sarah Maxwell, Miss Ocean Sands Haley Marks, Angela Papadopoulos-Gilmour, integral team member of Project Thanksgiving.

Project Thanksgiving sponsored a party for homeless and food-insecure individuals in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Spirit and Truth Ministries in Vineland hosted it. Each guest received a hot meal, gifts of new gloves and warm socks, and a gift bag of healthy snacks. FanZone in Vineland donated the gloves. Love through Laces donated the socks. Sarah Maxwell and Haley Marks helped serve the meal, then entertained the guests with several songs. A guest requested “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and Haley obliged, much to the delight of the guest.

Spirit and Truth Ministries Vineland Soup Kitchen serves a free breakfast and lunch to the food insecure and homeless Monday through Friday. Project Thanksgiving is a nonprofit organization which provides food and monetary donations to veterans organizations and food banks throughout much of South Jersey.