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La Crosse Community Thanksgiving Dinner still short on money

Published On: Nov 21 2012 10:55:57 PM CST
LA CROSSE, Wis. -

La Crosse's Community Thanksgiving Dinner is still thousands of dollars short.

The annual event still needs about $17,000 to pay off all its bills.

Organizers say they're up to date on everything that has been charged up front, but won't be able to pay off the costs that come later. However, they're not concerned yet. "We've never fallen short of funding before and we don't anticipate we will this year. We know that we live in a very generous community and the people will continue to support this incredible event," said Rev. Ellen Rasmussen.

Doors open at 10 a.m. Thanksgiving Day and the meal is served at 11 a.m. at the La Crosse Center.   

If you'd like to make a donation, you can go to lacrossethanksgivingdinner.com or call 782-8726.


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