Nov 24, 2015 5:28 PM

Manchester's New Horizons' Shelter fundraiser expected to bring in $175,000

MANCHESTER – Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Mayor Ted Gatsas were among some of the 700 people that attended New Horizons’ largest fundraiser Tuesday morning.

New Horizons runs a soup kitchen, two homeless shelters and a food pantry that provides more than 900 Manchester families with hot meals and groceries.

According to The Union Leader, New Horizons’ breakfast was expected to raise about $175,000 to help fund the shelter’s daily needs.

On average, New Horizons’ two shelters welcome about 75 people each night and between 200 and 300 people are served a hot meal.

New Horizons’ is open 365 days a year.

Executive Director Charlie Sherman said last Saturday’s annual Tons of Turkeys fundraiser collected more than 22 tons of turkeys for members of the Manchester community.

To find out how you can donate to New Horizons, visit the website.

(Disclaimer: NH1 News anchor Charlie Sherman is Executive Director of New Horizons)

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