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A local sporting goods store and the Idaho Food Bank are teaming up to help put a Thanksgiving feast on the table for those in need..

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'Cranksgiving' Organizers Gearing Up for Event

year. a local sporting goods store and the idaho food bank are teaming up to help put a thanksgiving feast on the table for those in need.kpvi news that works for you reporter deanne coffin found out what the community can do... to get involved. vo 1a turkey...and a bike...is all you need to help make someone's thanksgiving feast possible.'cranksgiving' organizers are gobbling up all the turkeys they can get before november 18th for their fourth annual 'cranksgiving' event in pocatello.barrie's ski and sports is the primary turkey drive for the idaho food bank's thanksgiving box distribution to put food on the table for those in need. community members can either drop off a turkey or donations at barries.00;54;40 tami parris"there's a lot of families that go without during the holidays and we're just here to fill the gap. we want everybody to have a thanksgiving dinner and more so now than ever. i just think there's a huge need for it and it goes to our local families that are in need." 01;05;50 deanne stand upafter all of the turkeys are collected, they will be biked from barrie's ski and sports over here to the idaho food bank where they will prepare a thousand traditional thanksgiving dinner boxes to be distributed that day at the bannock county fairgrounds. 01;01;15 jim beitz"the goal of supplying all these families with just a traditional thanksgiving dinner, it makes people feel normal and it makes people feel at home and so that really is the importance of it, to make sure that there is enough and that there is community involvement in supplying that need."vo 2 the thanksgiving boxes will include all the traditional thanksgiving food.the goal is to gather one thousand turkeys. idaho food bank officials say they feed about 28 thousand people a month in eastern idaho.01;01;53 jim beitz "we look at pocatello's two point something percent unemployment rate. we see people go to work every day and we don't understand that over 40 percent of east idaho falls into a moderate or low income household, and so sometimes just a matter of fixing the car or paying a doctor bill, it's a choice between that or buying the food, and that's kind of the gap that the idaho food bank want to stand in." the event will be held saturday, november 18th and will start at 10:00 in the morning at barrie's ski and sports in pocatello.those that need 'thanksgiving boxes' can pick up a voucher at one of the food bank's pantries and pick up their food box between 11:00 and 1:00 at the bannock county fairgrounds.the food bank also needs about 150 volunteers.



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