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Community Harvest Food Bank's Turkey Rally 2012 starts Thursday

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Products needed:

Frozen turkeys and chickens, hams, boxed potatoes, boxed pie crust mix, boxed cake mixes, cake frosting, canned fruits, Jello mix, gravy mix, canned pumpkin/pumpkin pie, canned cranberries, canned vegetables, canned cream of mushroom soup, chicken or celery soup, canned French fried onions, condiments (salt, pepper, sugar, mustard, ketchup, spices for pies and holiday baking) and canned evaporated milk.

Glass containers are not accepted and all food must be commercially processed.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 10:41 am

Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana will be collecting food and funds for Turkey Rally 2012, starting Thursday, from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Community Harvest will collect frozen turkeys, hams, holiday food items, and monetary donations to help provide holiday meals to those in need. All donations can be brought to Community Harvest, 999 E. Tillman Road.

YOYO Frozen Yogurt will also serve as a collection point for frozen turkeys from Thursday to Nov. 19. For every frozen turkey brought in to their Lima Road or Illinois Road locations, the donor will receive a free cup of yogurt.

Over the last five years, Turkey Rally has raised $40,409 and distributed more than 2,250 turkeys and hams, as well as nearly 8,000 pounds of additional holiday food items. It is estimated that Community Harvest will supply over 8,000 holiday meals this year via their 430 member agencies.

Cash, checks or credit card donations can be made in person, by mail or online at