Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. to hold annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Resource Fair

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Annual event at The Baltimore Convention Center feeds 3,000 individuals

Baltimore, Md. – Nov. 24, 2014 – Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake will hold its 59th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Resource Fair on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at The Baltimore Convention Center.

This year more than 300 volunteers from across Maryland will join together to provide turkey and all the trimmings to approximately 3,000 people with disabilities or special needs. The Thanksgiving dinner and resource fair is one of the longest running Thanksgiving events in the Baltimore area and tickets are available through social service agencies or by contacting Goodwill directly.

Many prominent political figures will be at this year’s event in Baltimore, including Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore City Council President Bernard “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Councilwoman Rochelle “Rikki” Spector, Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott, Baltimore City Councilman Eric Costello and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.

What: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. 59th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Resource Fair
Where: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21201
When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014; 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:
For 95 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 39,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers, and places approximately 2,500 in jobs. For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.

Source: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

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