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Naples Senior Center hands out meals to those in need at Thanksgiving

Every week the Senior Center in Naples hands out meals. But at Thanksgiving, it means even more to those who received them. Seniors have been very isolated this year due to the pandemic, so this little bit of interaction excites them as well. Sunny Jackson received a meal and said it was the highlight of […]

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Lehigh Acres Rotary club offers food and company for Thanksgiving

The Rotary Club of Lehigh Acres handed out hot meals to people who had to spend Thanksgiving alone because of the pandemic. For the 700 people getting those meals, they say they’re beyond thankful for the food and company. Instead of gathering with family, Lehigh Acres residents spent their time in a drive-thru. But for […]

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Charity wants to make sure Collier County residents get Thanksgiving dinner on the table

The pandemic has created even more mental health challenges. With the holidays approaching, that could worsen. But one Collier County charity is trying to make sure that struggling families can host Thanksgiving dinner this year. For Lina Garcia, the pandemic has been long and very overwhelming. “Oh my God I can’t,” Garcia said. “Sometimes it’s […]

Comparing the costs of those convenient Thanksgiving dinners

Thanksgiving is just over a week away and many seem to be ditching the cooking for convenience. Sue Horstman believes Thanksgiving is a time to pause and reflect. “You can thank god for all of the blessings that you’ve had in your life,” Horstman said. She used to do a Thanksgiving celebration with up to […]

Whole Foods will insure your Thanksgiving turkey

Whole Foods is teaming up with Progressive to offer insurance for your Thanksgiving meal in case the cooking goes haywire. The promotion amounts to a free $35 Whole Foods gift card to customers who “commit a turkey cooking fail.” The idea is that COVID-19 restrictions are forcing households to host smaller gatherings, sometimes featuring inexperienced […]

CDC recommends virtual Thanksgiving

With less than 60 days until Thanksgiving, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its guidelines for fall holiday celebrations, recommending that Americans skip traveling altogether and only have dinner with people living in your household. The CDC isn’t extremely popular with Americans right now. First, they told parents not to take their […]

How to navigate uncomfortable topics at the Thanksgiving dinner table

Thanksgiving is almost here and it is time for you to catch up with your family. But some uncomfortable topics can arise around the dinner table. Here are some tips to navigate around them from people Reporter Taylor Smith spoke with on Monday. Watch in the video above.