Volunteers of America Feeds 1,500 Families in Need for Thanksgiving


Denver, CO. November 20, 2019 — Volunteers of America will distribute 1,500 Thanksgiving food baskets on Monday, November 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the VOA Mission at 2877 Lawrence St in Denver. Individuals with vouchers to receive baskets will begin lining up early in the morning and distribution will begin promptly at 9 a.m..

Thanksgiving baskets include a turkey, stuffing, fresh produce, cranberry sauce and all the trimmings for families who otherwise might not be able to afford a Thanksgiving meal. Each basket serves six people and this annual holiday tradition feeds more than 9,000 individuals in need in the Denver area each year.

WHAT: 1,500 Thanksgiving food baskets are distributed to low-income families and individuals who might not have a meal on Thanksgiving.

WHERE: The Volunteers of America Mission, 2877 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80205

WHEN: Monday, November 25, 2019. Basket packing is from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. – the line begins to form around 6 a.m.

Why: Thousands of individuals and families in Denver would not have a meal on Thanksgiving Day if not for the critical partnership of Volunteers of America, Safeway, Food Bank of the Rockies, the Denver Rescue Mission.

If you cannot attend but are interested in photos or video, please contact Vanessa Clark

ABOUT VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including the frail elderly, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, homeless individuals, women in need, and veterans and their families. For more information about Volunteers of America, visit www.voacolorado.org.

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