6000 Thanksgiving Meals Served At Nashville Rescue Mission

Posted at 10:45 AM, Nov 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-23 21:12:30-05

It was a busy week for the Nashville Rescue Mission as they helped those less fortunate in our community celebrate Thanksgiving.

NewsChannel 5 reporter Blayke Roznowski was there early Thursday morning as volunteers prepared food for thousands of people throughout the day. 

The Nashville Rescue Mission served three meals on Thanksgiving. Breakfast got underway around 6 a.m. Lunch was planned for noon, and dinner was held at 6 p.m.

Dozens of volunteers were working hard to make sure all of the people coming to visit would have a hot meal to enjoy. 

Over the course of Wednesday and Thursday, more than 300 volunteers were expected serve roughly 6,000 people a big meal with all of the fixings.

The week started with the Tracy Lawrence Turkey fry and continued Wednesday with a lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Several members of the NewsChannel 5 team helped serve

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry also made an appearance, helping serve up meals and meeting with people who came out.