Knoxville (WVLT) - Hundreds of the area's homeless have full stomachs after a hearty Thanksgiving dinner.
Lost Sheep Ministries held their annual Thanksgiving dinner for 500 men and women under the McGhee Street Bridge off of 5th Avenue. High School volunteers served turkey, dressing, green beans, and much more. This is something the ministry does every Wednesday night for the homeless under the bridge.
In addition to food, they usually give out hygiene products and clothing.
Lost Sheep Ministries' goal is to simply give the homeless a chance to make it off the streets.
"Create an opportunity to develop a relationship with those who want to get out, and for the ones who are still here, it gives support to them and help them get out," said Tony Colson, director of community support.
All the donations come from local churches, charities and businesses.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.