Metropolitan Ministries is opening its donation tent at Keystone Community Church, at 21010 State Road 54, in Lutz, beginning this weekend, to help others at the holidays.
The tent will be accepting nonperishable food, frozen turkeys, and gift cards, for Thanksgiving, on Nov. 12 through Nov. 14 and again on Nov. 19 through Nov. 23.
The tent will reopen for Christmas donations on Dec. 10 through Dec. 12 and from Dec. 17 through Dec. 23.
The hours for the collection dates are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on weekdays, and noon to 3 p.m., on Sundays.
On Thanksgiving Day, which is Nov. 25 this year, a free take-out meal will be provided for those in need, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meals will be carry-out and must be picked up at the church.
The efforts are sponsored by KCC Second Serving, Metropolitan Ministries and the Rotary Club of Land O’ Lakes.
Published November 10, 2021