Tracy Lawrence’s 16th Mission: Possible Turkey Fry serves Nashville’s hungry, homeless

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For the 16th year, country singer Tracy Lawrence got himself into the Thanksgiving spirit by giving back to the Nashville community.

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Lawrence hosted his 16th Annual Mission: Possible Turkey Fry and Benefit Concert for the Nashville Rescue Mission on Tuesday, an event that since 2006 has fried more than 6,400 turkeys to feed some 93,000 meals to Middle Tennessee men, women and children, Sounds Like Nashville reported.

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The benefit also featured artists Dustin Lynch, Michael Ray and Lainey Wilson, WZTV reported.

“Every year I’m floored how people consistently help us outperform the previous year to serve more meals and raise more money for the homeless and hungry,” Lawrence told the TV station after the 2020 event provided meals for roughly 3,000 people in need.

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The 2020 event raised a record-breaking $125,000 in donations, and the program has brought in nearly $1 million for the Nashville Rescue Mission since Lawrence launched it in 2006, WZTV reported.

“Sometimes, all it takes is a spark,” Lawrence told Sounds Like Nashville. “Something small can turn into something big. You just have to have the heart to want to give back to your fellow man.”

Lawrence anticipates the night will raise around $150,000 for the Nashville Rescue Mission, the outlet reported.

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