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星期二, 11月 01, 2016

"Don't Be Alone on Thanksgiving" Free Community Turkey Dinner Open to All

"Don't Be Alone on Thanksgiving" Free Community Turkey Dinner Open to All
The annual "Don't Be Alone On Thanksgiving" free community turkey dinner will be held Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2015, noon - 2pm, at the Malden High School cafeteria, 77 Salem Street (enter from the rear entrance off of Ferry Street into the cafeteria.) This dinner is open to anyone who would like to enjoy a wonderful holiday meal - free of charge. No reservations are needed. The site is handicap accessible. 

The event provides about 900 meals for a sitdown feast and delivery to homeless families and to senior citizens who are home-bound. The dinner is sponsored by Bread of Life, Anthony's of Malden, Ferryway School in Malden, Forestdale Community Church in Malden, Malden Lions Club, Marty's Caterers of Stoneham, Mayor Gary Christenson of Malden, Knights of Columbus Council 13966, and the staff of Salemwood School in Malden. Marty's Caterers, a major donor for Bread of Life events, is donating mashed potatoes and gravy. 

Donations are appreciated of roasted turkeys (preferably de-boned) and baked goods (pies, cakes, sweetbreads, pastries, cookies). Donations may be brought to the Malden High School cafeteria, rear entrance off of Ferry Street, on Wednesday, November 23 from 4-7 pm.

To volunteer in the kitchen or dining hall on Thanksgiving Day, between 8am and 4pm, or on the evening before from 4-7pm, call Bread of Life, 781-397-0404 or email:info@breadoflifemalden.org.  
To volunteer delivering meals on Thanksgiving Day to elderly shut-ins in Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose or a  surrounding town, call Gene Pinkham of the Knights of Columbus Council 13966, at 781-321-0994 (eve) or email: pinkhamgene@gmail.com.