Several members of the Oswego Fire Department continued a long-standing Thanksgiving tradition on Tuesday. Hundreds of local families will have a happy Thanksgiving due to the efforts of Human Concerns and the firefighters.
City officials have recognized both the Salvation Army Kettle Drive season as well as the Community Thanksgiving Dinner Day at the most recent regular meeting of the Fulton Common Council.
This Thanksgiving day (Thursday, November 26) there are numerous locations throughout Oswego County that will provide free dinner to those in need during the holiday. Here is the complete listing of each location.
Mentees and Mentors in the Fulton School Mentoring program recently designed Thanksgiving cards and placemats for Oswego County Opportunities’ Senior Nutrition Services.
Many people this time of year are thankful for their health and the bountiful food. However, high atop the list of the people we talked with is family and friends.
Families gathered to enjoy the annual event in the cafeteria.
With the holiday season fast approaching, the Emergency Assistance Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County is currently planning their annual distribution of Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday meals.
With the help of Mrs. Allison Heintz’s class from Trinity Catholic School, more than 200 Thanksgiving cards were created by students throughout the school.
Members of the Oswego Fire Department helped pack dozens of bags packed with all the fixings for a Thanksgiving feast. They volunteered their time to help fill the bags and distribute them to area needy families in time for the holiday. Several dozen food baskets were handed out. The firefighters also donated $1,500 to Deb Deeb of the Human Concerns food pantry to support the effort. The local firefighters have been helping to sustain this project for decades.
A Thanksgiving dinner was recently held at Minetto Elementary School for students and families.