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Nov 8, 2010 01:29 PM

Soup Kitchens in DC

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

    Food & Friends
    DC Central Kitchen
    So Others Might Eat (SOME)

    Also, check with Greater DC Cares for other volunteer opportunities.

    1. 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

      1. 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.

        1. There's also Bread for the City.

          1. 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.


            I hope this is helpful.