After concerns over being able to provide a Thanksgiving meal for 3,000 area families in need, the Goodman Community Center's executive director is happy to credit the community for helping them meet their goal.
"Today is great news," Becky Steinhoff said. "We provided to all 3,000 families who were on our list."
Even late last week, the Goodman Community Center's Fritz Food Pantry only had 2,100 turkeys. Thanks to the generosity of neighbors, more than 1,000 turkeys were donated over the last few days.
"It's probably 15,000-20,000 people who'll eat this Thanksgiving thanks to the generosity of our community. That's a lot of people," Steinhoff said.
With more than 100 extra turkeys, the Fritz Food Pantry has been able to also provide anyone who called-in or walked-in part of their meal.