FeedingNYC Announces Twelfth Annual Event Providing Thanksgiving Dinner to New York City Families in Need
NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FeedingNYC, a local non-profit initiative, today announced plans for its annual FeedingNYC event on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013. On this day, LivePerson (the premier sponsor of FeedingNYC) employees and over 400 FeedingNYC volunteers will pack and hand-deliver Thanksgiving meals to thousands of families in need throughout New York City.
For the past twelve years, in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, volunteers of FeedingNYC and friends and family of its premier sponsor LivePerson, gather to package and load complete Thanksgiving meals, which are then hand-delivered to shelters throughout the city.
Nation's Biggest Charity Thanksgiving Dinner Gets Bigger
Orlando's Helpings From The Heart to Feed 15,000 People in Need This Year
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Making the annual Thanksgiving meal is a big task. But imagine if the meal had to serve 15,000 people, and consisted of 4,000 pounds of turkey, 3,000 pounds of ham, 800 gallons of gravy, plus all the fixings.
Thanksgiving - Food, Family and the Tough Conversation You Can't Avoid
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While stuffing a turkey may seem unrelated to legacy planning, the long Thanksgiving weekend, with all your loved ones gathered, may be a good time to have an essential conversation about end of life issues.
Make A Pilgrimage To Palm Court For A Hassle-Free Thanksgiving Brunch
CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leave the holiday cooking to the experts at Palm Court and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day brunch in the modern elegance of the newly decorated Chantilly dining room at Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.
San Diego Marriott Del Mar Serves Up Ultimate Thanksgiving Meal
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Plenty of food, great company, exciting football and leisurely naps. The San Diego Marriott Del Mar plans to deliver some of these key ingredients for a successful Thanksgiving meal that is traditional and cutting edge.
Chef Jonathan Wills will continue his tradition of excellence and innovation in the field of seasonal cuisine by preparing a special Thanksgiving menu at the Carmel Valley hotel's Arterra restaurant.
Cargill supports hunger relief in Memphis with Thanksgiving food baskets
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thanksgiving, over 1,340 Memphis and surrounding area families in need will receive food for their holiday meal thanks to the Feed the Needy Program.
This is the 18th year Cargill is leading the initiative, which brings together local companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations to create and deliver food baskets for families in need. This Thanksgiving, more than 250 volunteers will spend four days packaging and distributing baskets throughout the greater Memphis area.
"On average, there are four people in each family we reach out to," said Ruth Banks, leader of the Feed the Needy Program and marine tower operator at Cargill's Corn Milling facility in Memphis.
Thanksgiving Meal Costs Nearly 30 Percent Less at Walmart
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) reported today that Americans will pay $49.04 for a 10-person Thanksgiving meal this year. Walmart customers can get the same meal for $34.86, nearly 30 percent less than the national average.