Thanksgiving donations feed Tacoma homeless months after holidays

Last week the mission had a couple of turkeys in the backroom freezer, but after asking the community for help, there were 1,100 turkeys on Thursday morning.

TACOMA, Wash. — While Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for family, a home, and a warm meal, more people in western Washington are facing homelessness due to the pandemic.

On Thursday, the Tacoma Resume Mission will feed about 1,000 of those people, including about 200 who live in the shelter. The other 800 are from the community. 

“I’ve been on the other side of that line, and every little bit helps,” said Nakiya Brown. 

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