Give Hope & Give Thanks – Turkey Basket Donation

Thanksgiving is a day that we gather with friends and family alike to give thanks for the many blessings bestowed upon us this year. Sadly, many families don’t have the resources nor funds to have such a meal with their loved ones and we would like to help.

We are using our campaign for November to help Project Hope Alliance as well as Friendly Center gather items needed for a proper Thanksgiving meal and assembling turkey baskets.

Local OC: You can either assemble with ISP on 11/18 in Ladera Ranch OR drop off at 2 locations on 11/24 (see below for info on both)

Outside of OC: Google “turkey basket drive” in your area/county to locate a non-profit sponsoring such an event as must areas will have the same program for this month.

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Here is how to do this month’s challenge

1. Gather items listed below needed to feed a family with your turkey basket
a. Stuffing
b. Dry potatoes & gravy
c. Canned vegetables
d. Dinner rolls
e. Pumpkin pie
f. Beans, rice or pasta
g. Cranberry sauce
h. Canned fruit
i. Gift card for average price of medium size turkey for local grocery store (if dropping off at the 11/24 location a frozen turkey will suffice)

2. Gather a group of kids and families (2-3 families per basket) and register with ISP via our shutterfly invitation to assemble items purchased with your group in Ladera Ranch 11/18 6:00-7:00pm (address provided on member shutterfly page)
3. Assemble items listed above and drop off on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24th at:

Friendly Center- Main Office, 147 W Rose Office, Orange, CA 92867. 8:00am-2:00pm

Whitten Community Center, 900 S Melrose St, Placentia, CA 92870. 9:00am-1:00pm

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Reflection Questions:

  1. What are you thankful for this year?
  2. Do you know where the story of Thanksgiving comes from and why it’s important for us to help others?
  3. What do you think they will like best about getting this basket?
  4. If we couldn’t have our traditional Thanksgiving meal this year, how would you feel?
  5. What would you think if someone surprised us with a meal like this for Thanksgiving?
  6. How does it make you feel knowing you are helping make someone else’s holiday happy?

To view flyer:

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