NYC Holiday Events 2018

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NYC Events

Gobble Gobble Give NYC:

On Thanksgiving Day, a large group of volunteers, armed with prepared food & donations, will gather at the Church of the Intercession, in Harlem. We will box the warm food into individual containers, sort the donations, & then go out into the community to deliver meals & care packages to New Yorkers in need. What started with a few people handing out meals in 2009, has grown to 750 volunteers & thousands of meals & care packages delivered in 2017. Gobble Gobble Give has become an incredible example of what a community can do to create change.

A piece about our event, shot in 2017: https://vimeo.com/248906414

When and Where?

Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd, 2018
Church of the Intercession, Harlem
55 West 155th St, between Broadway & Amsterdam

How do I sign up? You must register online to attend.

Online registration: http://www.gggnyc.org/

Visit our Facebook page for Updates: @gobblegobblegivenyc

There are 5 ways you can help:

• Be an Event Manager, help us manage GGG 2018

•Drop off prepared food or donations at the church

• Volunteer at the church, assemble meals and sort donations

• Deliver meals & care packages to pre-determined locations

• Volunteer at the church, and then deliver meals and care packages

What should I bring?

THE COST OF ADMISSION IS A CASSEROLE SIZED, THANKSGIVING-INSPIRED, PREPARED DISH. Every volunteer is required to bring at least 1 prepared dish, in a recyclable container, with a recyclable serving utensil. Your dish should be cooked, warmed and ready to serve. Our suggestions:

• MEAT/MAIN DISH: Roasted Turkey, Baked Ham (cooked, warmed & sliced)

• STARCH: Mashed Potatoes, Herb Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Mac & Cheese

• VEGETABLE: Green Beans, Asparagus, Creamed Corn, Butternut Squash

• DESSERT: Cookies, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Spice Cake, Brownies

We also distribute the following DONATIONS. Bring what you can:

• Canned & Packaged Food

• Travel Sized Toiletries (must be travel sized)

• New and Gently Used Blankets

• New Clothing (new clothing only. Used clothing/shoes will not be accepted)

• New & Gently Used Coats

• New Children's Toys

Other things to know!

• We run out of meat first. Don't know what to bring? Bring Turkey!

• This is a GREEN event. Please bring recyclable containers & utensils.

• Bring your shopping bags! We will use them to bag up the meals & donations.