Local organizations offer free Thanksgiving meals for tornado victims

By WEEK Producer

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Local organizations offer free Thanksgiving meals for tornado victims

November 26, 2013 Updated Nov 26, 2013 at 4:11 PM CDT

WASHINGTON, Ill. – Several local churches and organizations are providing a free Thanksgiving meal for residents affected by the recent tornadoes.


- St. Mark’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner

   Thursday, November 28: noon - 2 p.m.

   RSVP if possible at 444-4618 or office@mtco.com

   St. Mark’s Lutheran Church

   200 S. Main Street

   Washington, IL


- American Legion Post 100 Washington

  Thursday, November 28: noon

  211 Legion Road

  Washington, IL 61571

  If you need transportation call: (309) 745-6968


- Lutheran Church Charities (LCC)

  Thursday, November 28: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  Our Savior Lutheran Church

  1209 Kingsbury Road

  Washington, IL 61571

  Take-out and delivery is also available by calling: (866) 455-6466

  Or visiting www.LutheranChurchCharities.org.


- East Peoria Community High School

  Thursday, November 28: noon – 2 p.m.

  1401 E. Washington St.

  East Peoria, IL 61611

  Also invited are any first responders, utility workers, or volunteers who have assisted these families.

  If you want to donate, food can be dropped off between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at East Peoria High School door #1 (ask for Lori). Larger donations can be dropped at door #14 between 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (ask for Penny). 

  For more information and a list of needed items, visit http://tinyurl.com/lllwy6u.


- Gracie’s Turkey Buffett

  Thursday, November 28: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  For tornado victims and those who want to show support for tornado victims.

  All money raised will be donated to the families from Georgetown Commons

  1021 N Cummings Lane

  Washington, IL 61571


  (309) 444-7313