Bradenton, FL – November 15, 2022 The Food Bank of Manatee, a PLUS program of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee will be hosting a Food4Families Thanksgiving distribution on Monday, November 21st, which will include frozen turkeys, canned vegetables, and all the fixings for 500 local families to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving meal at home.
“The impacts of the recent hurricanes combined with the rising costs of living have resulted in many people relying on Meals on Wheels PLUS and The Food Bank of Manatee for help this holiday season,” stated Maribeth Phillips, President & CEO of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. “We are thankful for the support we have received from the community to help make this Thanksgiving food distribution possible,” she added.
The drive-through Thanksgiving distribution will take place at Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, located at 811 23rd Ave. East in Bradenton, 34208 from 4:00pm-6:00pm on Monday, November 21st. Quantities are limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
One of the PLUS programs of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, The Food Bank of Manatee is the largest hunger relief organization based in Manatee County. As an independent food bank, The Food Bank of Manatee relies 100% on the support of the community to feed those in need in Manatee County. Donations in support of these efforts can be made online at www.MealsOnWheelsPLUS.org or by mail to 811 23rd Ave. East, Bradenton, FL 34208.
Monday, November 21st 3:30pm
Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee
811 23rd Ave. East
Bradenton, FL 34208
About Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee
While initially founded in 1972, with the purpose of providing nutritious meals to the elderly and disabled residents of Manatee County, Meals on Wheels of Manatee, Inc. became so much more. The organization grew over the years in response to community needs, and the “PLUS” was eventually added to the name as a way of representing the many other services offered. The mission of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is to assist individuals to live independently by providing nutrition and caring, supportive services. Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee offers comprehensive care and essential programs that assist people to live independently. While services include delivering nutritious meals to the elderly and disabled, other essential programs include: The Food Bank of Manatee, Daybreak Adult Day Center, and Friendship Dining. More information is available at www.MealsOnWheelsPLUS.org.