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Brad Branch Nov 8, 2010 01:29 PM

My son and I would like to volunteer to help serve meals to those in need on Thanksgiving...does anyone know where you can get information on which kitchens or programs need help?

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    DCDeb RE: Brad Branch Nov 8, 2010 05:39 PM

    Here are some places that can use your help year round.

    Food & Friends http://www.foodandfriends.org/site/pp...
    DC Central Kitchen http://www.dccentralkitchen.org/volun...
    So Others Might Eat (SOME) http://www.some.org/volunteer_main.html

    Also, check with Greater DC Cares for other volunteer opportunities. http://www.greaterdccares.org/HomePag...

    1. hill food RE: Brad Branch Nov 8, 2010 05:54 PM

      Church of the Brethren (quasi-schismatic Lutheran) at 4th and North Carolina SE runs a year-round operation, something like M T,TH and F or some such. and there's always Miriam's Table as well, they'd probably be able to steer you somewhere.

      I seem to recall a thread on this in 2008, you might try a search.

      oh right it was me (duh), and I didn't get very helpful responses, but here's the link anyway

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5731...

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        Elyssa RE: Brad Branch Nov 9, 2010 04:33 AM

        The DCJCC does a great event called Everything But the Turkey where you put together all the sides for local soup kitchens. You won't be serving meals but you'll be preparing them. It's a really fun environment. Check out their website for more info.

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          katecm RE: Brad Branch Nov 9, 2010 08:58 AM

          There's also Bread for the City.

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            Elyssa RE: Brad Branch Nov 9, 2010 07:40 PM

            I just put together a list of some volunteer opportunities that might be of interest of you. I highlight opportunities at Food and Friends, DCJCC, and Bread for the City.

            http://statedinner.wordpress.com/2010...

            I hope this is helpful.

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