Press Release
For Immediate Release
November 16, 2016
For More Information contact:
Ariel DeWitt

MEDIA ADVISORY: Thanksgiving Distribution Begins at Metropolitan Ministries

Thanksgiving Distribution Begins at Metropolitan Ministries’ Holiday Tent


WHEN:              November 17, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  


WHERE:           NEW LOCATION!  Metropolitan Ministries’ Holiday Tent, Downtown Tampa, just west of Nebraska and Cass (905 North Governor St., Tampa, FL 33602).


DETAILS:         The first day of Thanksgiving food distribution at the Metropolitan Ministries’ Holiday Tent begins Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Families and individuals in need that have previously qualified and signed up for food assistance from Metropolitan Ministries will begin collecting their items Thursday. The distribution process lasts until November 23, the day before Thanksgiving.


This year Metropolitan Ministries is expected to serve 18,000 families needing help during the holiday season. Those who need assistance can still sign up at designated registration locations.


For more information on holiday assistance and registration locations, visit:   


For all donation drop-off locations, visit:


For all general holiday information, visit:    




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