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Thanksgiving Dinner for the needy

What better way to say THANKS than to GIVE THANKS! Please join me and other volunteers in giving to the needy this day of gratitude. Please bring food, drinks, dessert to share with the needy at MacArthur Park.


Examples of things needed; ( All served in throw away pans) ;water,soda,juice, turkey, ham, chicken, pizza, tacos, rice, beans, fruit, cakes, casseroles, Macaroni and cheese,hotdogs, stuffing,mashed potatoes, vegetables, desserts.Any and all clothing, shoes, socks, and TOYS

***PARKING ON 7TH/PARKVIEW***

FEEL FREE TO TEXT FOR INFORMATION!![masked]

***IF U CANT MAKE IT WE HAVE A WALMART LIST AND ALSO A GOFUNDME ACCOUNT FOR DONATIONS***


To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.

John Locke

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  • Leah

    Great opportunity

    November 28, 2013

  • Tracey T.

    I'm bringing a turkey

    November 28, 2013

    • Kara

      Thank u traceyy

      November 28, 2013

  • John L.

    great to see so many people come out!:) ty molly & kara..

    November 28, 2013

    • Kara

      Thank u for coming

      November 28, 2013

  • stella

    This was a great way to give during the holiday of thanks. Happy Thanksgiving guys

    2 · November 28, 2013

  • Grace

    Excellent

    1 · November 28, 2013

  • mohamed a.

    does anyone knows what time this event will start. I cooked some food and I usually call 211 la city for homeless feeding places where to take my food but the wait on the phone is long without answer.

    November 28, 2013

    • Molly S.

      We r here right now at MacArthur park in LA park your car on parkview and 7th

      November 28, 2013

  • mohamed a.

    does anyone know what time would this event begins, I cooked 2 turkeys, corn, beans and I also have some bread roles

    November 28, 2013

  • Alma Gabby S.

    Do you think there will be babies .. So I can take some sweet potato baby food I just made?

    November 28, 2013

    • Kara

      Yeah

      November 28, 2013

  • Bryan D.

    Bringing sandwiches in sandwich bags with chips and water bottles
    hope that helps

    November 28, 2013

  • Ivette G.

    I was planning on taking 10 cases of water bottles. Is that still ok or should I bring something else that we need more of?

    November 27, 2013

    • Allan P.

      Oops wrong number I put[masked]

      November 27, 2013

    • Ivette G.

      Thank u allan poon, will do

      November 27, 2013

  • Erica G.

    I'm bringing 72 dinner rolls, 98 petite brownies, and 8 lbs of fruit salad.

    3 · November 27, 2013

  • gail

    Molly, do you have an idea whereabouts in the park we're setting up, etc.? McArthur Park is pretty big and is divided by Wilshire Blvd.

    1 · November 27, 2013

    • Molly S.

      Park at parkview and 7th st. We set up right on that spot. We'll help u unload. Call when u r arriving :)

      November 27, 2013

  • Nicole T.

    So I'm bringing 6 dozen cupcakes!! Soo excited!!!!

    1 · November 27, 2013

  • wendy m.

    ARE KIDS ALLOWED? MY SON IS 6YRS OLD!

    November 27, 2013

    • Molly S.

      Yes! Dress for cold weather

      November 27, 2013

  • Sergio G.

    I'll be taking juice

    1 · November 27, 2013

  • Dave H.

    Hello, do you need any help setting up?

    1 · November 27, 2013

    • Molly S.

      That's awesome. If you could get there at 7:20am let's say that would be very much appreciated. Kara will need help unloading the tables from the van to the park location.

      November 27, 2013

    • Dave H.

      No problem, I'll be there

      1 · November 27, 2013

  • Yolanda

    I'm taking rice and beans

    1 · November 27, 2013

  • Shavay S.

    Is there anything else needed

    November 27, 2013

  • Shavay S.

    Im going to bring chicken caserole

    1 · November 27, 2013

  • tatiana z.

    what do you still need more of? chicken? potato salad? pasta salad? rice?

    2 · November 27, 2013

    • Kara

      rice would be good.. and if u can bring gloves thad be awesome!!

      1 · November 27, 2013

  • stella

    Im brining 72 dinner rolls, 1 pumpkin pie, and a 3lb rotisserie chicken

    2 · November 27, 2013

  • Brittany Noel L.

    Bringing hotdogs and baby-toddler clothes.

    2 · November 27, 2013

  • Nicole T.

    We will bring a dessert!!!

    2 · November 27, 2013

  • Nicole T.

    I will be coming with my husband and 3 children who have big hearts but don't t really lone the meaning of giving back to our community. This will be a great experience and a new tradition for our family! Can't wait!

    3 · November 27, 2013

  • Molly S.

    I'm bringing a 22 lb roasted turkey.

    1 · November 26, 2013

    • leia

      Hi Molly not sure if you got my message but I'll be bring bottled water, sodas and deserts (cookies , cupcakes )

      November 26, 2013

    • Molly S.

      I'm sorry I think I got the email but its good to post it here to for all to know what's happening. Excited to serve with u!

      November 26, 2013

  • Melissa H.

    I'm bringing a huge tray of mashed potatoes and and of pasta salad. :) :)

    2 · November 26, 2013

  • Gloria N.

    I'll bring a tray of rice and clothing

    2 · November 26, 2013

  • Paige E.

    Hello Molly!

    My co-workers have expressed an interest in helping! I will be showing up with about 5 others. We're looking forward to this event.

    Thanks!

    1 · November 26, 2013

  • Seva D.

    see everyone thursday is there anything you need more of, something that people may not be bringing?

    1 · November 26, 2013

    • Molly S.

      I believe meat and side dishes

      November 26, 2013

  • Shavay S.

    I have been busy and unable to keep up with the post can you tell me what is still needed for thursday

    1 · November 26, 2013

    • Molly S.

      I heard we need meat and side dishes still.

      November 26, 2013

  • Cerafordham

    Hey all! Was wondering if i could bring hot coffee/ hot chocolate from coffee bean.

    1 · November 25, 2013

    • Cerafordham

      Thank you for getting back to me. Can I add two more friends to help serve the coffee and they will also bring a dish.

      November 26, 2013

    • Molly S.

      Yes!

      November 26, 2013

  • Mari

    Confirming 3 of us are coming with Turkey and large tray of Mac n Cheese and homemade Choc Cookies . Will bring utensils too :)

    3 · November 26, 2013

  • Francesca M.

    Hi! I just wanted to ask if it's still possible to attend? What time does it go on until? And will everyone arrive promptly at 7.30am? Many thanks!

    November 25, 2013

    • Molly S.

      hi! everyone 'should' arrive at 7:30am. I don't know when it'll end but I think it's safe to say 9:30am?

      November 25, 2013

  • Chiquita

    I signed up for me and 2 more people but I got two of my friends that want to help. Can I add them? We'll all bring a dish.

    2 · November 25, 2013

    • Molly S.

      yes right now there isn't a cap on the volunteers but as you can see there are a lot of volunteers!

      November 25, 2013

  • Molly S.

    Hi all, we have an overwhelming amount of socks and shoes to donate as our Sunday morning event yielded about 5 picnic tables worth of socks and shoes! I'm coming with a van of socks and shoes and two other volunteers have a carload too!!

    3 · November 25, 2013

  • stella

    I signed with +2 but is it ok to bring additional people? We would all bring a dish. Thus far though, what is still needed?

    November 25, 2013

    • Chiquita

      Text Kara for an immediate response[masked]

      1 · November 25, 2013

    • stella

      Thanks! I did and she said it was fine! Meat and side dishes are still needed!

      November 25, 2013

  • Cerafordham

    Thank you for organizing this

    1 · November 24, 2013

  • Grace

    looking forward to serving and giving

    1 · November 24, 2013

  • Kim

    Hello, to Kara...Not everyone has the texting feature available (aaahhh the world we live in..we assume, huh?) Anyway, I will bring stuffing/dressing

    1 · November 22, 2013

    • Kara

      well.. a response email will do.. or a phone call.. =]

      November 22, 2013

  • Ivette G.

    Hi Molly, I'm very excited to attend. This will be my first time and would love to take my finace and 2 kids. Are you guys still accepting volunteers and can I take whatever I like from the list that was provided? I'm sorry but this is my first time attending something like this so I can sure use all the info and suggestions

    1 · November 20, 2013

    • Kara

      all volunteers need to text me with the item they want to bring so we dont have 20 of the same thing =][masked]

      November 21, 2013

  • John T.

    Can I bring one more person or is this event already capped?

    November 13, 2013

    • Kara

      Sure u can

      November 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, I just joined. I hope you guys are still accepting volunteers. I plan on brining +2 people. Is there any way you can get back to me stating you guys still need volunteers.
    Thanks

    1 · November 15, 2013

    • Molly S.

      Yes volunteers still accepted. Thank u!

      November 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to this!

    1 · November 14, 2013

  • Birgitte

    How long does this event last? Will there be ample street parking?

    November 7, 2013

    • Molly S.

      I will let kara reply to the question of how long it'll last but I'm thinking 7:30-10am. There is plenty of parking at the park and side streets. Birgitte I think u and I could carpool right??

      November 7, 2013

    • Birgitte

      Hi Molly, I live in Oak Park now......

      November 8, 2013

  • John T.

    Will be my first time with this group. This will also be my post birthday gift to myself! See ya'll bright and early!

    3 · November 5, 2013

  • tatiana z.

    hi molly, so excited to join youguys again.. on thursday, thanksgiving day will be at skidrow on the streets or indoors (buffet style)?

    1 · October 28, 2013

    • tatiana z.

      oh ok thanks! and it says dinner, but its at 730am . correct? or is it dinner at 730pm?

      October 29, 2013

    • Molly S.

      Its in the morning 7:30am but we r providing tradition thanksgiving fare...its set early in the morning because many volunteers will get busy with their family plans later in the day. We r so lucky to have u join us!

      October 30, 2013

  • tatiana z.

    i will hopefully take my two kids, and three other people with me.

    2 · October 29, 2013

  • Tracey T.

    Is this so etching that children can attend. I have a group of 4 mothers and we would like to volunteer with our children. Ages 5-14

    October 27, 2013

    • Kara

      yes

      October 29, 2013

  • Tracey T.

    Sorry. For the typo. I meant to say is this something children can attend.

    October 27, 2013

  • Janet Li T.

    Do you know what time this ends? Thanks. Are you taking donations as well?

    October 21, 2013

    • Molly S.

      Kara is main organizer if this event. Not sure what time it ends. Monetary donations? Its not a 501c3 nonprofit so the answer is no for now. Food donations...yes!

      October 21, 2013

    • Kara

      Actually we do take donations, we have a GOFUNDME and also a walmart list

      October 21, 2013

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