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Over 6000 Thanksgiving meals expected at Nashville rescue mission

Posted November 23, 2017 2:44 p.m. EST

— It has been a busy week for the Nashville Rescue Mission, as they helped those less fortunate in our community celebrate Thanksgiving.

NewsChannel 5 reporter Blayke Roznowski was there early Thursday morning as volunteer prepared food for thousands of people throughout the day.

The Nashville Rescue Mission planned to serve three meals on Thanksgiving. Breakfast got underway around 6 a.m. Lunch was planned for noon and dinner at 6 p.m.

Dozens of volunteers were working hard to make sure all of the people coming to visit would have a hot meal to enjoy.

Over the course of Wednesday and Thursday, over 300 volunteers were expected serve roughly 6,000 people a big meal with all of the fixings.

The week started with the Tracy Lawrence Turkey fry and continued Wedneday with a lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Several members of the NewsChannel 5 team helped serve.

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry also made an appearance, helping serve up meals and meeting with people who came out.