Great Thanksgiving Banquet and Street Outreach to Feed the Homeless on Thanksgiving

MIAMI, Florida – The Miami Rescue Mission |Broward Outreach Centers and over 400 volunteers will provide over 2,500 traditional Thanksgiving meals for the homeless and hungry of Miami-Dade and Broward County at The Great Thanksgiving Banquet on November 28.

Clothes and hygiene products will be given to those in need as well as services such as haircuts, medical education and checkups. Intake tables with program information will also be available for those who want off the streets.

The events will take place at two locations: the Miami Campus at 2020 NW 1 Avenue, Miami, FL 33127 and the Hollywood Campus at 2056 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020.

The Miami campus will have guest speaker, Pastor Kelon Duke from New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church. Johnson and Wales University Culinary Students are preparing over 100 turkeys and Girl Scouts Troop # 918 is donating all the pies that will be served.

The Hollywood campus will have Pastor Eddie Vega from Fuel Life Church as their guest speaker. Rita Verros, TV Host/Producer on Coral Gables Television will be the MC of the event with entertainment by Scott Evans Productions. The Hollywood campus is going to have a health corner run by the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing Students & Miami Chapter of Black Nurses Association. There will also be clothing and hygiene giveaways for those in attendance, plus have haircuts for those in need of one.

Rev. Ron Brummitt, President of Miami Rescue Mission |Broward Outreach Centers, said of the festivities, “I am so excited that we are able to provide a great meal to the homeless and needy families of South Florida on our campuses. Thanksgiving is a time to realize what you have in this world and realize how you can make the world of someone else a little bit better.”

The Miami Rescue Mission/Broward Outreach Centers collectively known as the Caring Place knows that Thanksgiving is a time of celebration and is eager to help provide a festive atmosphere to the homeless and hungry of South Florida.


  1. It is always a pleasure being allowed to assist in such a worthy event. This year i met clients whose lives have changed. They were some positive changes. I would suggest the following:

    Give out the name tags at orientation along with the shirts. Registration/sign in on event day. Sturdier plates. Serving the clients on a tray vs carring one plate. The tray seems more professional and limit the long line of servers waiting to fill the plates.


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