(Lander, WY) – Lander Valley High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA) members are once again asking the Lander community to donate non-perishable food and monetary donations for the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Basket Project.
This year’s community food “scavenger hunt” will take place on Monday, November 8th from 5:45 to 8:00 PM.
Each year, FBLA and FFA members team up to provide full Thanksgiving meals to families in the community.
2021 marks the 26th year of the project’s implementation in the community and student leaders hope that it can continue to positively impact community members.
FBLA President Rylee Parkhurst commented, “The turkey basket project is such an impactful tradition in the community and everyone in town looks forward to this project every year. FBLA and FFA members are honored to carry on this tradition every year.”
For food collection on the 8th, community members are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to FBLA and FFA members.
If an individual is unable to donate food, monetary donations are also welcome so that FBLA and FFA members can purchase frozen turkeys and other food items for the baskets.
This year a GoFundMe has been set up for monetary donations as well, click here to donate.
Regarding the scavenger hunt, Parkhurst noted, “This project is so exciting because it is one of the ways we are able to give back to our community that gives so much to us. The Lander Community is always so generous and without that community support this project could not be possible.”