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Denver Rescue Mission accepting turkey donations through Wednesday

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DENVER — The Denver Rescue Mission has revived its tradition of putting a turkey on every table.

6 p.m. Saturday is the deadline for donating frozen turkeys. (Photo: Denver Rescue Mission)

6 p.m. Saturday is the deadline for donating frozen turkeys. (Photo: Denver Rescue Mission)

Annually, the Mission partners with 100 agencies, including churches, schools and nonprofits, to bring Thanksgiving into the homes of people in need.

The Mission distributes more than 2,500 food boxes and provides a traditional Thanksgiving meal to men, women and children in need at the Lawrence Street Community Center, Fort Collins Rescue Mission and The Crossing.

The Mission is also asking the public to donate frozen turkeys, boxed mashed potatoes, stuffing and canned fruits and vegetables.

Donors are also asked to consider giving cash.

The average turkey costs between $15 and $20, and money can be donated online.

The Rescue Mission is accepting turkey donations through Wednesday.

Other donations will continue to be accepted at: