Bowery Mission to Serve More than 11,000 Meals this Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 23rd, 2016 at 5:09 am by

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Bowery Mission, Thanksgiving 2010

This Thursday, more than 11,000 mouths are expected to gobble up a turkey dinner at the Bowery Mission in celebration of Thanksgiving.

Now in its 137th cycle, the Mission is ready to dish out hot holiday meals in all five boroughs of NYC and in Newark, NJ. The flagship location on the Bowery will have more than 650 volunteers to “prepare traditional turkey dinners and serve 1,800 guests in the Mission’s century-old chapel filled with music and festive decorations for the holiday.”

From the mailbag:

Meals will be served at 227 Bowery every hour on the hour from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meals are scheduled for 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, and 6:00pm. In addition to a turkey dinner, each guest will receive a brand new coat and a “blessing bag” including socks, a winter hat, gloves, and hygiene items.

This year’s feast in made possible thanks to a litany of supporters, including The Hain Celestial Group, Inc, Bombas, Buzzfeed, along with Bloomberg, Con Edison, Deutsche Bank, Kenneth Cole Productions, Warner Bros. Entertainment.

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