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LAMP Ministries adjusting after turkeys don’t arrive for Saturday meal
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Mary Mauricio, executive director of LAMP Ministries in Gainesville, accepts donations from volunteers on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, to support the nonprofit's Thanksgiving feeding scheduled for this Saturday. Mauricio expects to feed some 400 homeless and low-income individuals and families.
Blessings often come in the strangest of disguises. That’s how leaders of Latin American Missionary Program Ministries in Gainesville see the snag that hit them Monday when dozens of turkeys were not delivered ahead of an annual Thanksgiving feeding. “That put me in a tailspin,” Executive Director Mary Mauricio said. “I had all the volunteers ready. It was chaotic.”