Students to distribute 150 Thanksgiving meals

TRAVERSE CITY — Business students at Northwestern Michigan College will distribute 150 Thanksgiving meals to fellow students and community families on Monday, Nov 21. This is the result of the ninth annual Food For Thought project, which teaches students to communicate professionally through experiential learning. Each student was taught how to write a professional letter to businesses and organizations, requesting an item donation or monetary donation to help meet the goal of feeding 150 families.

Distribution will take place at two locations:

  • 2–4 p.m. at NMC's Physical Education Building/Maple Parking Lot, 1701 E. Front St, Traverse City. This location is for the distribution of 100 meals to NMC students.
  • 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Bill Marsh, 1621 S Garfield Ave., Traverse City. This location is for the distribution of 50 meals to local families identified by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan.

Release date: NOVEMBER 16, 2022

For more information:

Michael Wittman
Marketing Team Leader
(231) 866-1386

Kristy McDonald
Business Instructor
(231) 995-1059 


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