Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry accepting applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas programs

Published 10:00 pm Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (“Outreach”) is accepting applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and – 2:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday. The last day to apply for Thanksgiving assistance is Oct. 30, for Christmas assistance the deadline is Nov. 13. Proof of Polk County residency; food stamps, Medicaid and/or proof of income for everyone in the home are required.

Outreach is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. The organization’s mission is to provide compassionate assistance to Polk County residents who are unable to provide for their basic life needs. For more information on Outreach, visit or call 828-894-2988.

– article submitted by Wendy Thomas

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