With Thanksgiving just two days away, families are getting ready to prepare the big meal. Many families in the area wouldn’t have a Thanksgiving dinner if it weren’t for the help of food banks and charity groups. Read the full article here.
A chilly north wind blew down Ashley Street, but it didn’t stop the crowd from lining up around the block for turkey, dressing and maybe a new jacket or hat. Read the full article here.
Day by day, thousands walk into Jacksonville nonprofit organizations seeking meals. These organizations give them hot meals and bags of groceries and for another week, or perhaps just another day, these people have full stomachs. Read the full article here.
Two blocks of Ashley Street were closed off Sunday afternoon downtown as the Clara White Mission held it’s Feed the City Pre-Thanksgiving dinner. Read the full article here.
More than 1,000 homeless people gathered at the Clara White Mission Sunday morning, seeking food, clothing and bicycle repairs. Read the full article here.
In the spirit of the First Coast, we want to help you give back to the place we all call home. The On Your Side team has compiled meaningful ways you can volunteer and give something back on or around Thanksgiving Day. Read the full article here.
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Tim and Jill Orr have a plan. Near the back of the line to collect apples and eggplants and yogurt and other foods at a Westside church with their 13-month-old, the hungry couple explained their plan of self-sufficiency. Read full article here.
In honor of what would have been automotive pioneer and philanthropist Jim Moran’s 95th birthday Aug. 8, The Jim Moran Foundation awarded two $95,000 grants to the Clara White Mission in Jacksonville and the Jubilee Center of South Broward in Hollywood. Read full article here.