Food Bank Thanksgiving 2018 Distribution Volunteers and Donations

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the Phinney Ridge Lutheran Food Bank is preparing for holiday distribution activities.  We hope that you will help us serve the needy families that will visit our food bank this Thanksgiving.  Here is the Thanksgiving distribution schedule:

Oct 28 to Nov 18:

The holiday shopping list is found below and at this link.  Please purchase the items on the list and bring them in by Nov. 18.

Food Bank Holiday Shopping List [pdf]

MTW Oct 29-31 and MTW Nov 5-7, 5:00-7:00 pm:

Volunteer to man our phone lines as we take reservations for the November 20 distribution.

Nov 4-20:

Bake cookies and bring them to the church kitchen.  Cookies and coffee will be served to the clients who are waiting for their boxes on the day of the distribution.

Mon Nov 19, 7-9 pm:

Prepare Fellowship Hall for distribution.  Includes bringing out cases of canned goods and other non-perishable items.  There will be lots of projects that families can do together.

Tues Nov 20:

9-11 am: Pack boxes for distribution to needy families
11-12 ish:  Lunch
12-4 pm:  Distribution
3:30-5 pm: Cleanup

Consider donating a large turkey to the food bank!  With low-cost turkey offers beginning to be advertised, we will gladly make room in our freezer to accommodate a big bird. Twenty-plus-pound birds are in great demand for large families.

Take part in any or all events.   If you have questions, please contact  member Jo-Ann Cress or Minister of Outreach Patrick Meagher.