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One Good Thing: 3,500 turkey baskets for a better Thanksgiving

The local non-profit fed a lot of families over the holiday weekend.

HOLLAND, Michigan — Thanksgiving is the unofficial start to the giving season.  But, we all know many get a head start on that.

You are seeing here, just some of the 3,500 Thanksgiving baskets handed out to people in the Holland area.  Community Action House works very hard every year to help people have a good meal on the holiday.  They estimate 77% of their clients are below the poverty line.  Each basket had a turkey, potatoes and all the ingredients needed for a Thanksgiving dinner.  They run $28 apiece.  The non-profit pays for everything through donations... which are provided by people in the community all year long.

Community Action House has been doing good since 1969.  They - and all their volunteers - get today's One Good Thing.

If you have a One Good Thing you'd like to submit — someone or something that makes West Michigan a good place to live — email me with your photos and-or video at OneGoodThing@13OnYourSide.com.

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