Free Christmas luncheon for hundreds experiencing hunger and homelessness

When:    Friday, December 21 – Women and families will eat at 11:00 a.m.; men will eat at 12:15 p.m.

What:     Anyone experiencing hunger and homelessness is welcome to enjoy a festive holiday meal as part of Mel Trotter Ministries’ annual Christmas luncheon. Guests will also have the option to enjoy a movie and refreshments in the chapel before their meal. Each attendee will receive a Christmas gift. This no-cost event is open to the public and there is no pre-registration necessary.

Who: An estimated 250 people will attend the meal and approximately 50-60 volunteers will help with the event in various ways, including preparing and serving food, hosting tables and cleaning up. Volunteer opportunities are full.

Representatives from Mel Trotter Ministries will be available for interviews between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Mission.

Where:   Mel Trotter Ministries, 225 Commerce Avenue SW, Grand Rapids (use main entrance with wheelchair ramp)

Click here for 2017 event photos


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