Immigrant families receive free Thanksgiving dinner

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 25, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Vilma Villafuerte (inside vehicle) thanks Su Casa Family Ministries executive director Michael Phillips after receiving a Thanksgiving meal for her family on Tuesday, Nov. 23.</strong> <strong>&ldquo;To me, it just feels like this is what Thanksgiving is,&rdquo; said Phillips.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Vilma Villafuerte (inside vehicle) thanks Su Casa Family Ministries executive director Michael Phillips after receiving a Thanksgiving meal for her family on Tuesday, Nov. 23. “To me, it just feels like this is what Thanksgiving is,” said Phillips. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Su Casa gave boxes of turkey, produce and canned goods to families who attend the ministry’s adult English classes and bilingual preschool programs in Berclair. 

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia has lived in Midtown, Cordova, Arlington, Raleigh and Parkway Village. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis and has worked for various publications in the city.


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