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16th North End Feast to be held at MLK Center

Once again this year, volunteers, clubs, religious organizations and service organizations will host the 16th annual North End Feast, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Center, 300 S. 13th Ave. (3rd Street and 13th Avenue).

There is no charge for a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings.

Turkey, various side dishes and desserts will be served by volunteers from community groups, private businesses and faith-based organizations.

There are no restrictions on who may attend; however, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Again this year, deliveries will be made available to homebound elderly, disabled or confined individuals only; please call (928) 373-5187 by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 to make a request. No carry-outs will be available from the feast.

Volunteers are welcome and are encouraged. Call Lydia at 928-783-9347 to arrange participation or to learn more about the event.

The North End Feast grew out of revitalization efforts in the Carver Park neighborhood. Now, many organizations made up of students and adult volunteers come together to support the event.

The City of Yuma, through the Neighborhood Services Division of its Department of Community Development, co-sponsors the North End Feast along with the Thanksgiving Dinner Committee and the following organizations:

  • Yuma branch of the NAACP
  • Yuma Young Marines
  • Church of the City
  • Yuma Crossing Rotary Club
  • GW Carver Elementary School Food and Nutrition
  • Agua Viva Church