Larry Rice Asks Shoppers to Help Poor

By Theresa Tighe Of the Post-Dispatch | St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), November 18, 1994 | Go to article overview

Larry Rice Asks Shoppers to Help Poor


Theresa Tighe Of the Post-Dispatch, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


Buddy, can you spare a turkey?

The Rev. Larry Rice and the workers at the New Life Evangelistic Center in downtown St. Louis need some for their traditional Thanksgiving food distribution, which began Thursday.

They're hoping people who don't plan to cook a turkey this year will buy one anyway as groceries deep-discount them as loss leaders. And they're hoping these turkeys will find their way to the center.

The number of families who will need help to put a turkey on the table this year has grown by 10 percent.

The center's doors opened at 9 a.m. Thursday. People - some of them mothers carrying babies and holding toddlers' hands - began lining up at 6 a.m.

By 11:30 a.m. the center was out of bread.

At 1 p.m., when workers closed the door for the day, 450 families had gotten food.

Rice was worried.

"Somebody will have to give us more bread, if we are going to give bread," Rice said. And that's not to mention the turkeys he needs.

Thanksgiving food distribution continues from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Monday and Tuesday at the New Life Evangelistic Center, 1411 Locust Street.

The center has spent about $12,500 to buy Thanksgiving dinner fixings - a turkey or chicken, potatoes and bread - for about 4,000 families. That's some 2,250 families in St. Louis and 1,750 in Kansas City and elsewhere in Missouri.

Rice figures that with donations he could feed 2,000 more. …

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