I was talking with a friend who was telling me that his family was so poor growing up that he never had a Thanksgiving dinner. He would have to make up stories when he went back to school after break because it seemed every teacher had them share or write reports about what they ate.
A few years ago we did this project where we invited all of our friends to share in helping 100 families have a true Thanksgiving meal. We priced out what it would cost to have everything needed for a family of 5 to be able give thanks. We’re doing it again- and we need your help.
Right now there are counselors at a school who are compiling a list of the top 100 kids that would need the most help. They will be calling the families at the beginning of November to tell them they have won a raffle- so that there won’t be any shame attached- and the prize is everything needed for their families Thanksgiving Dinner.
They are working on the list, we are coordinating with a local food distributor for the turkeys- potatoes and everything needed, volunteers will be there to help build the boxes for each family, and all that’s left is to raise the funds.
Every $50 gift is providing memories and a true Thanksgiving meal for a family of 5 people. I like to imagine 6 chairs at that table this year- one where you are sitting- because you stepped in to help make it happen.
Would help us give 100 families an opportunity to #GiveThanks?
If you aren’t able to help financially, please send good vibes, thoughts and prayers over this project! And please share it with someone you know, and in your social media. This would be an incredible help!
If we go over our needs, we will use the extra funds to buy gift cards for any families that need more than just one meal.
Thank you for partnering with us on this project. #GiveThanks #AdventureOn!
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