For years, Eleanor Clinkscales and Refuge Ministries have worked tirelessly to make sure needy families have a nice hot meal at Thanksgiving.

This year is no different. Clinkscales is looking for individuals and churches to help sponsor food items.

Items that Clinkscales needs to make sure Thanksgiving is a pleasant one for 170 needy families include 170 turkeys, 170 boxes of stuffing mix, 340 cans of green beans, 170 cans of sweet potatoes, 170 boxes of macaroni & cheese, 170 cans of chunk pineapple, 170 boxes of red jello and 170 packs of rolls.

Clinkscales said pickup for the items will be Thursday, Nov. 21. The items will be packed Friday, Nov. 22, and then delivered Monday, Nov. 25 in time for Thanksgiving.

To reach Clinkscales, call 205-472-0220.