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posted: 11/8/2012 11:09 AM

Lazarus House to host annual Thanksgiving Feast

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Submitted by Lazarus House

Lazarus House invites the community to join its staff, guests and many supporters at its annual Thanksgiving Feast from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, at the Tri-City Salvation Army, 1710 S. Seventh Ave., St. Charles. Dining will begin at noon.

The feast has become a tradition within the community. It is a chance to sit alongside the guests and clients to share fellowship and a meal. The feast was established for folks who are homeless or alone for Thanksgiving, as well as those who simply want to add more meaning to their holiday.

For those able to cook, a dish to pass is most appreciated. Food should arrive between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m. in a disposable container and ready to serve. Needed dishes (stuffing, vegetables, etc.) and supplies are posted on the website, A courtesy email to with what you are bringing is appreciated.

Everyone is invited to join for dining and fellowship. There is no cost. Registration is not required, but appreciated by calling (630) 587-2144.

Lazarus House is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in downtown St. Charles. It offers safe shelter, food, and support services to men, women and children connected to St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia and western rural Kane County who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless.

On average this fiscal year, Lazarus House is providing nourishing food, safe shelter, case management and other supportive services to 63 people daily at its facility and assisting another 33 households with monthly rental subsidies.

For information about Lazarus House services, call (630) 587-2144.