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Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings but offered as a “to-go” meal on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The meal will be prepared by a family that has faithfully volunteered to prepare a home cooked Thanksgiving feast for Matt Talbot guests for more than twenty years. The tradition of volunteering as a family on Thanksgiving was started by Cal and Kathy Wells and is now a multi-generational effort led by one of their children, Janet Harrison. All in the community are welcome to pick up a meal, however masks are required and can be provided if you do not have one.

Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week, Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach  is a hunger relief and outreach center for those in need. Annually Matt Talbot provides approximately 100,000 nutritious meals to the hungry in Lincoln and nearly 40,000 homeless prevention services such as housing, drug & alcohol evaluations, life skills & tenant education classes, nutrition counseling, and help with obtaining vital identification documents. During the COVID-19 pandemic Matt Talbot has shifted to providing “to-go” meals.

“Thanksgiving will look different for everyone this year as we limit gatherings to mitigate the spread of the virus,” said Susanne Blue, Executive Director. “While we will miss having the fellowship that comes with a congregate meal, we are counting our blessings and are so grateful to still be able to offer a lovingly prepared home cooked meal for the community.”

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