For the Thanksgiving holiday, we are excited to work with our partners on volunteer projects across our 12-town region.

Whether you’re ready to dedicate a few hours at the mobile food pantry in Hamden, or spend the whole day setting up for the biggest Thanksgiving Day dinner in our region, you’re sure to find something that inspires you!


Wednesday, November 14th

Hamden Mobile Pantry from 4-6 PM—hand out produce and groceries to the community
United Way of Greater New Haven, Connecticut Food Bank, Christ the Bread of Life Parish
Sign up here!

Friday, November 16th

Pre-Thanksgiving family sit-down Dinner from 3:30-6 PM—serve families
His Divine Fellowship Church Inc. at Wexler-Grant
Call Dr. Brenda Adkins (203) 802-0747

Saturday, November 17th

Thanksgiving Basket Delivery from 9 AM-2 PM
FISH of Greater New Haven
Call Jilan Crowley (203) 530-3033 or email [email protected]

Toiletries Drive and Pre-Thanksgiving family sit-down Dinner from 10:30 AM-3:30 PM—contact for items needed
His Divine Fellowship Church Inc. at Wexler-Grant
Call Dr. Brenda Adkins (203) 802-0747

Food pantry and Thanksgiving bag giveaway—preparing and handing out baskets
Loaves and Fishes from 7:30-10 AM
Email [email protected]

Monday, November 19th-22nd

Various volunteer opportunities
Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK)
Sign up here!

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