Thanksgiving food, fellowship at area events
Ronald E. Carrington | 11/15/2018, 6 a.m.
One food box will be provided to each household on a first-come, first-served basis. A current state-issued photo ID is required. No pre-registration is required.
Community 50/50 Thanksgiving Day
Ms. Girlee’s Kitchen, in conjunction with Community 50/50, is providing a Thanksgiving Day meal from noon to 4 p.m. at 63Thirty5 restaurant, 6335 Jahnke Road in South Side.
Details: (804) 218-6146, (804) 503-7870, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.facebook.com/ms.girleeskitchen/
Richmond City Councilman Michael J. Jones will host a Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Southside Community Center, 6255 Old Warwick Road in South Side.
One thousand turkeys will be given away — one per household while supplies last — to Richmond residents with an ID.
Families must pre-register by contacting Mr. Jones’ office at (804) 646-2779 by Friday, Nov. 16, or registering online at www.eventbrite.com.
Citizens Against Crime Inc., an organization founded by the late Alicia Rasin, the city’s Ambassador of Compassion, will partner with the Richmond Police Department to deliver Thanksgiving baskets to families of homicide victims and other families in need.
Volunteers will pack police cars with baskets beginning 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Richmond Police headquarters, 200 W. Grace St., and deliver them via convoy through the city.
Details: Albertina Rasin Walker, (804) 929-0478.
Henrico PAL Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
The Henrico Police Athletic League will distribute 225 turkey and fixings boxes to Henrico County families during its 12th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway.
Families to receive turkeys have been identified by various county agencies.
The distribution will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the parking lot of the Henrico PAL administrative office, 8655 Staples Mill Road.
Details: Henrico PAL, (804) 262-4725.