Rothschild helps KARM provide Thanksgiving meals to Knoxville residents

karm thanksgiving

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Thursday marks the 30th year Knox Area Rescue Ministries will be offering Thanksgiving meals to those in need.

The meal provided by Rothchild, will be served to the homeless and the needy by volunteers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the KARM chapel and dining hall. It is estimated that the meal will serve more than 600 people in Knoxville. The Knoxville Convention Center cooked 100 turkeys for the occasion. Attendees were dine on turkey, ham, dressing, potatoes, vegetables and pie.

Besides serving meals, over 150 KARM volunteers will set up, cook, clean up and help with parking. Also, U.S. Cellular will be at the event to provide free phone calls so attendees can call their family and friends.

The organization gave over 900 Thanksgiving food boxes to families in Knoxville on Saturday through its Basket of Hope program.

KARM helps around 400 people each night and provides around 1,000 meals daily to those in need. For more information on the organization, visit karm.org or call 865-673-6540.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s