In Nicholasville, a group of business owners has come together to ensure that everyone has something to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. Jacob Warren, owner of Working Wrenches, expressed the importance of helping those who cannot afford things, emphasizing the impact that their efforts can have on the community.
This year, recognizing the increased need for support, business owners Jacob Warren, Chris Dedman, of Chris Dedman Productions, and Landon Marsh, owner of Bubba Grub, decided to purchase 150 turkeys for those who might need one this week. In light of this heartwarming initiative, Marsh shared that giving back to the community has always been important to him, as he has been blessed and wants to bless others in return.
Carletta Johnson, a local resident, was present at the turkey giveaway. She explained that at the moment, she is struggling due to being unemployed and waiting on Social Security payments. For her and many others, receiving a turkey means a happier Thanksgiving and a reminder to be grateful for the blessings they do have.
The act of giving back is deeply moving for Johnson, who has personally experienced and contributed to humbling experiences such as feeding the homeless. She expressed profound gratitude for the compassion of others, emphasizing the significance of being thankful for the blessings that are received.