SSM Health Provides Over 600 Turkeys To Families In Need

(Fond du Lac) SSM Health Greater Fond du Lac Region has donated over 600 turkeys to benefit families during the Thanksgiving holiday. For the past six years, the health care provider with facilities in Waupun and Fond du Lac provides a free turkey to all of its employees, volunteers, and providers to enjoy. They have the option to donate their turkey for distribution to area food pantries. On November 12, turkeys were given to 17 non-profit organizations in Waupun, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Brandon, and other surrounding communities. The turkeys also helped feed veterans his holiday through the Catholic War Veterans and the American Legion. Regional Director for Mission Integration Dawn Vandenberg says there are many individuals and families that are struggling to make ends meet, and if these turkey donations can help in some way, we continue to fulfill our mission by meeting these needs.

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The SSM Health Greater Fond du Lac Region has donated more than 600 turkeys to area non-profit organizations. One such donation featured the Fondy Food Pantry with Mallory Gilbertson (left), Fondy Food Pantry Board of Directors, and Donna Pierce (right), director of Hospitality Services at the SSM Health Greater Fond du Lac Region.