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SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES:

In addition to donating food, there are also opportunities to serve at the Sunday Breakfast Mission in support of this project. All service opportunities occur at the Sunday Breakfast Mission at 110 Poplar St, Wilmington, DE. Please note, the service opportunities have changed over time as the method of food box distribution has been altered due to Covid-19.

Sign Up To Serve!

Deadline to register to volunteer for this year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive is Saturday, November 20.

Ways To Serve:

  • Pack Food Boxes
    on Saturday, Nov 13, 1-3 pm
  • Pack Food Boxes
    on Saturday, Nov 20, 9 am-12 pm
  • Training for Gospel sharing (required for those performing this function) on Thurs, Nov 18, 6-8 pm
  • Food box distribution*
    on Monday, Nov 22 @ 8 am-12 pm or 12-4 pm
  • Food box distribution*
    on Tuesday, Nov 23 @ 8 am-12 pm or 12-4 pm
  • Gospel sharing and praying
    on Monday, Nov 22 @ 8 am-12 pm or 12-4 pm
  • Gospel sharing and praying
    on Tuesday, Nov 23 @ 8 am-12 pm or 12-4 pm
  • Setup Thanksgiving Banquet
    on Thursday, Nov 25 @ 10-11 am
  • Serve Thanksgiving Banquet
    on Thursday, Nov 25 @ 11 am-1 pm
  • Cleanup Thanksgiving Banquet
    on Thursday, Nov 25 @ 1-2 pm

*Food box distributers will be on their feet the entire time helping to load the food boxes into vehicles or wagons. 

If you have questions about the service opportunities, please email Herb Schrock.

FOOD COLLECTION:

There are three ways you can contribute to the food drive:

  • Drop off food in the church Lobby from Thursday, October 21 through Sunday, November 7.
  • Purchase food online and ship directly to the Sunday Breakfast Mission at 110 N Poplar Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 Attn: Food Drive.
  • In addition to Amazon deliveries, at least two other food stores in Wilmington offer online ordering and delivery to the 19801 zip code: ShopRite of Christiana Crossings (501 South Walnut Street, 19801) and ALDI (2205 Farrand Drive, 19808). Check your favorite store to see if they deliver to 19801.

Recommended Non-Perishable Food:

Bisquick
Canned Beefaroni/Ravioli
Canned Cranberry Sauce
Canned Fruit –
(no single serving containers)
Canned Meats –
(tuna, chicken, ham, etc.)
Canned Soup
Canned Sweet Potatoes
Canned Tomatoes
Canned Vegetables
Cereal
Cranberry Sauce

Gravy, Canned or Package
Instant Potatoes
Jelly/Jam
Mac and Cheese
Pancake Mix
Pasta, Various Types
Peanut Butter
Pie Filling
Syrup
Rice
Spaghetti Sauce in Plastic Jars
Stuffing Mix