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Attention Runners!
Turkey Trot 5K Run 2017

NEW Location


Each year early on Thanksgiving morning, hundreds of local runners & walkers participate in the Turkey Trot 5K Run. It’s a great way to help those in our community in need while celebrating a holiday of “thanksgiving.” Details are as follows:

  • Thanksgiving Day
    — THIS Thursday, November 23
  • 8 a.m. Race Start
  • 6:30 – 7: 30 a.m. Registration/Check In
  • Location – Cattail Trail Loop, West Lafayette
  • Parking/Registration – Walmart Parking Lot, Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette
  • Registration – $35 Adult; $10 Youth

Runners, walkers, families, strollers & dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit Lafayette Urban Ministry. To register for the 5K Run go to

Jubilee Christmas – Donations & Volunteers Needed

The 38th annual LUM Jubilee Christmas will host over 800 local families impacting over 1,900 children. The program strengthens low-income families by supporting the important roles of moms and dads — and making the parents the heroes at Christmas. Details are as follows:

  • Saturday, December 9
  • 30 different sites
DONATIONS of new, unwrapped toys, clothing (0 to 12), and quilts/family blankets are needed. Donations accepted starting Monday, November 27 from 1-5 p.m. at the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette). To view our JC Wish List, click HERE.
VOLUNTEERS are needed for the Donation Center and Jubilee Christmas, part 2 on December 9 — and a few more. To sign up, click HERE.
Go to to donate & sign up to volunteer.
Thanksgiving Celebration
Donations Needed

The 31st annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Community Thanksgiving Celebration is a holiday meal for approximately 800 guests with live entertainment. Event details are as follows:

  • Thanksgiving Day — THIS Thursday, November 23
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church
  • FREE

The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies & desserts. DONATIONS of food & supplies & VOLUNTEERS are needed. Click HERE.