NewsThanksgiving Dinner Kits are due November 20. The list of ingredients is in the article.

Families Together, a nonprofit that assists families experiencing homelessness, needs help in providing Thanksgiving dinner to clients who have recently been placed in stable housing. A list of ingredients needed for a “Thanksgiving dinner in a pan” is below.

Merrilee Jacobson, a Families Together board member, is willing to pick up the dinner kits from your house or the church. Please contact her at 919-274-4539 to make those arrangements or to get more information about the program. Thanks for helping to create a happy memory for a family that’s been through rough times.

Thanksgiving Dinner Kit Deadline Nov. 20

Each basket should include a $30 gift card to Food Lion, Walmart, or other grocery stores where families can purchase a turkey and dairy products along with the non-perishable items on the grocery list below:

o 2 cans of green beans
o 2 cans of corn
o 1 box of instant mashed potatoes
o 1 jar of gravy
o 2 boxes of mac and cheese
o 1 graham cracker pie crust
o 1 can of fruit pie filling
o 1 bag of marshmallows
o 1 large can of yams
o 1 roll of tin foil
o Disposable turkey roasting pan

The Thanksgiving Dinner Kits are a project of CUCC’s Community Outreach Ministry.  if you’d like to help with future projects, contact Charles Coble or Dawn Koonce at