Donation Needs at Carpenter's Shelter

End Date: Sat, 11/19/2011
Act Now! Donate food to Carpenter's Shelter for Thanksgiving Dinner.

'Tis the Season!

Each year Carpenter's Shelter helps to feed hundreds of families during the Holiday Season. This year, over 100 Aftercare clients will come to Carpenter's to receive food items to cook Thanksgiving Dinner for their families-- but this will only happen with your help.

Listed below are the NomNoms needed for Turkey Day:
  • Boxes of stuffing
  • Cans of cranberry sauce
  • Canned Vegetables
  • 5 lb bags of potatoes
  • Large cans of gravy
  • Boxed Macaroni
  • Corn Bread Mix
  • Flour/Cornmeal
  • Canned/Powdered Milk
  • Canned Fruit
  • Sugar
  • Cake Mix
  • Icing
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Aluminum Roasting Pans
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Grocery Store gift certificates


If you want to Go Big, then frozen turkeys and frozen hams are being accepted too. Please guys, none out of that Out Of Date nonsense.

Carpenter's Shelter would love it if you PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE TO SCHEDULE A DROP OFF DATE.

If you are interested in helping with the collection of Thanksgiving food items please contact Courtney D. Bishop, Volunteer Coordinator at (703) 548-7500 ext 205 or

Take Action!

Click the Take Action button below to get more information on where to drop off the donationated items.


I am bringing a turkey and 5 pound bag of coffee (Carpenters always needs coffee).  Let's help the shelter and their transitional families this holiday season. Kerry Donley

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