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Thanksgiving dinner donations
for unhoused communities

Sherman, Denison, and Durant (November 15, 2023) - In a heartfelt initiative to support our unhoused neighbors this Thanksgiving, the community is coming together to seek food and monetary donations. These generous contributions will aid in providing a warm, nourishing Thanksgiving dinner to those in need across Sherman, Denison, and Durant.

A collaborative effort for compassion

This year, the esteemed MMIW Chahta Board is leading the charge. They will be dedicating their time and efforts to prepare the meals, ensuring that each dish is made
with care and respect.

Your contributions matter

We are reaching out to all community members to come forward with donations, be it food items or monetary assistance. Every bit of help counts in making this Thanksgiving a memorable one for our unhoused friends.

Where to donate

To make it convenient for donors, drop-off locations have been set up at strategic points.

These include:

Starbucks in Denison (both locations)

Starbucks in Sherman (Hwy 75 & Hwy 82)

Merle Norman store in Durant, OK

Durant Choctaw Casino HR office

A call to action

We encourage everyone in our community to spread the word and participate in this noble cause. Together, we can make a significant difference in the lives of those who need our support the most during this season of gratitude.

For further information or inquiries about how you can contribute or volunteer, please contact:

Aaron Bucy, Board Member MMIW-Chata
(903) 744-5502


Karissa Hodge, Board President
(580) 740-2351

Together, letís make this Thanksgiving a symbol of community, care, and hope.