Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. to hold 60th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Resource Fair

Annual event at The Baltimore Convention Center feeds over 3,000 individuals

Nov 23, 2015, 11:54 ET from Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

BALTIMORE, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake will hold its 60th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Resource Fair on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 from 11:45 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center.

This year over 400 volunteers from across Maryland will join together to provide turkey and all the trimmings to approximately 3,000 people with disabilities or special needs. The Thanksgiving dinner and resource fair is one of the longest running Thanksgiving events in the Baltimore area and tickets are available through social service agencies or by contacting Goodwill directly.

Dignitaries scheduled to attend the Baltimore Thanksgiving dinner include: Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Senator Catherine Pugh, Delegate Antonio Hayes, Delegate Nathaniel Oaks, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, States Attorney Marilyn Mosby, City Council President Jack Young, Councilman Brandon Scott, Councilwoman Rikki Spector, Councilwoman Sharon Middleton Green, Councilman Nick Mosby, Councilman Pete Welch and Councilman Eric Costello.

In addition to the Baltimore Thanksgiving dinner, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake will also host its 27th Annual Thanksgiving dinner in Annapolis at the Asbury United Methodist Church from 11:45 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.

WHO: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.
WHAT: 60th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Resource Fair
WHERE: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
WHEN: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 from 11:45 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.

WHO: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.
WHAT: 27th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Resource Fair
WHERE: Asbury United Methodist Church, 87 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
WHEN: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 from 11:45 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. provides job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities.  Last year, Goodwill placed 2,500 individuals into jobs. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods helps fund these programs. For more information on Goodwill, please visit goodwillches.org

Media Contact:
Jonathan Balog
VP, Marketing & Communications
410-837-1800 ext. 175
jbalog@goodwillches.org

 

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.



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