Thanksgiving Volunteers Needed

image4Friends for Life delivers a hot home-made Thanksgiving lunch to seniors and persons with disabilities.  We need drivers and people to help package up the food.  We still need some pies if you feel inspired to bake. All ages are welcome.   If you are interested in helping us on Thanksgiving morning, please call Donna Baugh at 254-772-7600 ext 110.

 

Here are some photos from Friends for Thanksgiving 2015. We all had so much fun!

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Delivering food to a shut-in

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Whole families came to help.

 

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Serving up turkey was messy but fun.

Friends for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving delivery resizedOn Thanksgiving morning, volunteers signed up and took their posts to prepare, assemble and deliver dinners to 450 shut-ins, elderly and people who needed help. This is an annual tradition for families and caring individuals. We had enough donated food left over, volunteers and staff fed 75 homeless people in downtown Waco.! We thank those who donated food and all the volunteers who made this possible!

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Friends for Thanksgiving: Another Beautiful Year of Serving

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Friends for Thanksgiving a huge success!  Over 200 volunteers showed up early Thanksgiving morning to do their part to make sure the elderly and people with disabilities received a warm meal.  Just to name a few of those who helped bring it all togeher… Top Hand Cowboy Church, Stonegate Community Church, Journey Christian Fellowship, Harris Creek Baptist Church, Baylor students, The staff of American Bank… and MANY, MANY MORE!  Over 417 meals were delivered this year!

From Frank Alexander’s kitchen crew, to Ric and Patty Klein who coordinated the maps/routes for the drivers, to Lana Woods who coordinated the food donations, the Friends for Life staff, and all the volunteers who packaged and delivered meals…WE THANK YOU!  We ALSO appreciate the continued support from Cargill, Texas Roadhouse, Sysco Central Texas, and Coca-Cola.  Thank You again for another wonderful and successful year!

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Friends for Thanksgiving

Volunteers delivered Thanksgiving Dinners to 400 home bound elderly and people with disabilities on Thanksgiving morning.  What a wonderful way to let people know that someone cares. Some of our clients dress up in their very best because they know someone is coming to see them Thanksgiving morning. If you would like to volunteer for Thanksgiving please contact Della at 254-772-8100 x 110.

FRIENDS FOR THANKSGIVING

Friends for Life volunteers gathered early Thanksgiving morning to package dinners.  Then volunteers delivered Thanksgiving Dinners to 332 homebound elderly and people with disabilities.  We are so thankful for all the people who come together to help us remember these folks each year!

Megan Willome wrote a wonderful story about what our Friends for Thanksgiving Program meant to her family.  You can read her article in November’s issue of the WACOAN Magazine. If you would like to volunteer please contact Della at 254-772-8100 x 110.