This thanksgiving I'll make turkey cookie hands with the kids (which is our tradition) but we'll also find something charitable to do to show people that we care. If you live in the north east I'm sure you can identify with being grateful... even if you were without lights for weeks and lost all the food that you had stocked up in your refrigeration and deep freezer. There is yet so very much to be thankful for. Here are some organizations that you can share your time with this holiday season, beyond thanksgiving.
will connect you with an individual family in need. Your impact will last beyond the holiday, as you'll help provide food, clothing and other necessities throughout the year.
Volunteer at a homeless shelter to prepare and dish up a meal for those without a home this holiday. Find a local directory at .
Demonstrate your thankfulness toward troops who may be away from family this Thanksgiving. Create and send a care package at .
Show your truly personal gratitude by volunteering one-on-one and in-person at a Veterans Center, where you might serve as an escort greeter, transport patients to appointments and perform other duties. See opportunities at the .
Provide a meal for those in need at your . Find details and other programs and opportunities to give for the holiday and beyond on the site.
Until next time...