BREAKING NEWS: the Mobile Turkey Unit of Whidbey Island is now a 501(c)(3) charitable organization! Our Federal Tax ID is 82-2985032. See our donation page to learn how to make a donation.
We delivered 513 dinners for the 2017 Thanksgiving Mobile Turkey Unit thanks to our more than 200 stellar volunteers and community support.
The Mobile Turkey Unit of Whidbey Island is a community service organized and provided by volunteers, which has taken place each Thanksgiving since 1999. It was founded by Tom Arhontas, who had a special place in his heart for people in need.
The goal of the Mobile Turkey Unit is to provide a free, home-delivered Thanksgiving meal for people on Whidbey Island who would otherwise not have one. This includes the elderly, shut-ins, low-income and unemployed people, plus employees working on Thanksgiving day. The event is hosted by St. Hubert Roman Catholic Church in Langley.
Here is a video of this year’s event:
And here’s one from 2016. And one from 2015.
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