Every November, Peace Church fills Thanksgiving boxes to give to families going through difficult times. This year boxes will be going to families in the Wesleyan First Church of Deliverance in Raleigh, families part of Kingswood Elementary, and in our own Peace family.
Our goal this year is to fill 150 boxes! Donations of non-perishable food items may be placed in the designated boxes in the church hallway, and at the entrance to the Sanctuary from October 27 - November 17.
We are also collection donations to purchase gift cards for familes. If you would lke to donate money for these gift cards, please wrtie "Thanksgiving Boxes" on the memo line of your check and place in the offering or mail to the church.
Would you like to volunteer?
- Shoppers – (Volunteers needed: 4) You will receive detailed list of needed items to be purchased & delivered food to church on Thursday, 11/21 and Friday, 11/22 by 5pm. Place items on tables
- Box Assembly/Bag sweet potatoes – (Volunteers need: 6 - ages 10 to adult) Help assemble approximately 150 cardboard boxes and lids and bag sweet potatoes on Thursday, 11/21 at 7pm.
- Pack & Pray - (Volunteers needed: 20 -must be ages 10 to adult and able to hold/carry 20 lb box). Help us to pack all the food items into 150 boxes and pray over these boxes and for their intended receipients on Friday, 11/22 at 7pm.
- Delivery – (Volunteers needed 20: 7 drivers/13 to load/unload) Meet at Peace Church to load boxes and help us deliver boxes to Wesleyan Church on Saturday, 11/23 at 9am.
Sign up here!
Food Items Needed
Box/Bag of Rice, Egg Noodles, Canned Corn, Canned Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Macaroni & Cheese, Ramen Noodle Packages, Dressing (box or bag), Gravy (Jar), Jiffy Cornbread Mix, Canned Fruit Cocktail, Boxed Cake Mix, Tub of Icing, Powdered Drink Mixes (like Country-Time), Small Bag of Sugar.