MARION — Town Administrator James McGrail, Council on Aging Director Karen Gregory and Marion Recreation Director Jody Dickerson are pleased to announce an upcoming Thanksgiving food distribution event for any Marion residents in need this holiday season.
Friday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. – noon
Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center, 465 Mill St.
The Town of Marion invites all residents who have been affected financially as a result of COVID-19 to register for the Thanksgiving food distribution.
“As we approach the holiday season still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to make sure it remains possible for residents to celebrate the holiday even amid the hardships they may face due to the pandemic,” Director Gregory said.
The food baskets will include vegetables, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce and other staple items, as well as a gift card that can be used to purchase a turkey.
Residents are asked to register for the food basket distribution by Friday, Nov. 13 by contacting the Town of Marion at 508-748-3570. Registration is required to ensure that there will be enough supplies for all participants in need. The food baskets will then be distributed on Friday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Cushing Community Center.