Where to Serve during Thanksgiving Week

November 02, 2015

We've got a cornucopia of opportunities where you, your family, or your community group can engage to serve our neighbors in need across the city during Thanksgiving week.

WE ARE FULL! Thank you to everyone who will be giving their time so generously this week to serve our neighbors in need. For other opportunities to serve, please see our Urgent Needs page.

 

Friday, November 20

Cru Inner City // Prepare W83 for Boxes of Love Project Volunteers (adults only!) will unload bulk ingredients for Thanksgiving meal boxes and prepare materials that will be packed by West Side families and distributed to families in need. Must be able to lift heavy boxes to serve! 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. FULL!

Saturday, November 21

Cru Inner City // Boxes of Love Volunteers will pack boxes that contains all the food items a family would need for a Thanksgiving meal. This is a great group opportunity, and a family-friendly opportunity as well--children are welcome! 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. FULL!

Cru Inner City // Boxes of Love Volunteers will pack boxes that contains all the food items a family would need for a Thanksgiving meal. This is a great group opportunity, and a family-friendly opportunity as well--children are welcome! 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. FULL!

Sunday, November 22

DeWitt Nursing Home // Host Worship Service for Elderly Volunteers will serve in various roles during special Thanksgiving worship service for elderly residents at DeWitt, and build relationships with residents. 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. FULL!

New York City Rescue Mission // Decorate for the Great Thanksgiving Banquet! Looking for 3 to 4 volunteers with experience in event or interior design to join a small team to help decorate the Rescue Mission for the Annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet. 1 - 4 p.m. FULL!

Monday, November 23

Bowery Mission // Prepare and Serve Dinner to Homeless Guests Volunteer with The Bowery Mission to prepare and serve a hearty holiday meal to homeless guests! 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. FULL!

Tuesday, November 24

Bowery Mission // Prepare and Serve Dinner to Homeless Guests Volunteer with The Bowery Mission to prepare and serve a hearty holiday meal to homeless guests! 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. FULL!

Wednesday, November 25

Bowery Mission // Prepare and Serve Dinner to Homeless Guests Volunteer with The Bowery Mission to prepare and serve a hearty holiday meal to homeless guests! 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. FULL!

Citymeals-on-Wheels // Delivery Meals to Homebound Elderly Volunteers will deliver meals on foot to elderly neighbors in East Harlem who can no longer buy groceries or cook for themselves. 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. FULL!

Thursday, November 26

Living Waters // Serve a Thanksgiving Meal Shift 1 Volunteers will serve a special Thanksgiving meal to the Bushwick community! 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. FULL!

Living Waters // Serve a Thanksgiving Meal Shift 1 Volunteers will serve a special Thanksgiving meal to the Bushwick community! 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. FULL!

The Bowery Mission // Thanksgiving Hospitality Volunteer Shift 1 Hospitality volunteers will manage the registration process for fellow volunteers who signed up to serve on Thanksgiving Day at the Bowery Mission. 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. FULL!

The Bowery Mission // Thanksgiving Hospitality Volunteer Shift 2 Hospitality volunteers will manage the registration process for fellow volunteers who signed up to serve on Thanksgiving Day at the Bowery Mission. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. FULL!

The Bowery Mission // Thanksgiving Hospitality Volunteer Shift 3 Hospitality volunteers will manage the registration process for fellow volunteers who signed up to serve on Thanksgiving Day at the Bowery Mission. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. FULL!

The Bowery Mission // Thanksgiving Hospitality Volunteer Shift 4 Hospitality volunteers will manage the registration process for fellow volunteers who signed up to serve on Thanksgiving Day at the Bowery Mission. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. FULL!

The Bowery Mission // Thanksgiving Hospitality Volunteer Shift 5 Hospitality volunteers will manage the registration process for fellow volunteers who signed up to serve on Thanksgiving Day at the Bowery Mission. 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. FULL!

The Bowery Mission // Thanksgiving Hospitality Volunteer Shift 6 Hospitality volunteers will manage the registration process for fellow volunteers who sig