Messiah Thanksgiving & Christmas Food Baskets
Project Partner: Community Bridge at Messiah Lutheran Church (Center for Changing Lives) at 2400 Park Avenue in Minneapolis
Description: For 45 years Messiah Lutheran Church has served its neighbor’s needs with a full Thanksgiving and Christmas meal. Through Community Bridge, an organization related to the congregation, a full holiday meal complete with all the fixin’s is packed and shared with neighbors.
Following pandemic protocols, volunteers can sign up to pack Thanksgiving meal kits in small groups the week of November 15-19 or December 13-17. On November 20 or December 18, volunteers help deliver meals directly to homes and senior living buildings between 9-11 AM.
NOTE: Volunteers of all ages are welcomed. If volunteers choose, they may contribute one personal care item and/or greeting card for their meal kit. Suggestions: shampoo, hand sanitizer, or hand soap.
Project Dates to Know:
Packing dates: Monday–Friday, Nov. 15–19 or Monday–Friday, Dec. 13–17
Distribution dates: Saturday, Nov. 20 or Saturday, Dec. 18
Signup: Christmas Signup
Contact person: Kathy Olson