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Generous Oklahomans donate hundreds of turkeys for Thanksgiving program

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A local organization that hopes to feed some of Oklahoma City’s needy residents is about to receive a large donation, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Each year, the Jesus House distributes hundreds of Thanksgiving food baskets days before Thanksgiving.

To help with the program, a group of Oklahomans are donating more than 2,000 pounds of frozen turkeys on Thursday.

At 12 p.m., the turkeys will be donated to the organization to benefit low-income families who receive Thanksgiving baskets from the charity.

The turkeys are donated by First Gentleman Wade Christensen, Clay Christensen and the Christensen Law Group.

The Jesus House is still accepting donations of the following items:

  • Frozen turkeys or hams
  • Boxed Stuffing Mix
  • Chicken Broth
  • Turkey or Chicken Gravy Mixes
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Canned Cranberries
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Canned Yams
  • Chicken Broth
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Dessert Mixes
  • Pie Fillings

Donations may be dropped off at the Jesus House offices, located at 1335 W. Sheridan in Oklahoma City until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26.