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The 7th annual Seattle Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

  • Nov 17, 2012 · 11:00 AM

Our friend Les is doing his wonderful event to feed the hungry again this year and he could use your help as well as any donations.         I did it last year and it was a great fun group of people.

 

RSVP www.TinyURL.com/2012SeattleBasketBrigade
You will receive the location when you RSVP.

 

Volunteers who RSVP get to eat the wonderful food we have donated for our volunteers as well as priority in delivering baskets.

Come join our 7th annual SeattleThanksgiving Basket Brigade.

We gather a group of wonderful volunteers, collect donations, and
then assemble the baskets and deliver them into the community.
Last year we fed approximately 1500 needy people at Thanksgiving.

This is a wonderful service we offer to the greater Seattle area community. We provide food all over Seattle - and from Everett to the East Side even to battered woman's shelters & more.
By giving to others in greater need makes outs lives all the more fulfilled !

When : Seattle Basket Brigade -
Saturday Nov 17, 2012 : 11AM - 5 PM (or until we are done)
We have wonderful food donated from great Seattle restaurants for our volunteers.

Pre - event set up (unload the food and unpack the boxes)
Friday Nov 17 from 2-5 (10-12 people needed); Pizza included !!

Volunteer party - we have great food donated from great Seattle restaurants to feed the volunteers, we smoke an organic turkey and have a lot of fun. Hot tub and sauna available !

To get involved as a volunteer or to donate :
please RSVP on our Basket Brigade website.
(RSVP on the meetup as well - BUT IT'S CRITICAL
to RSVP on our Basket Brigade site so we can plan ahead.

ONLY those who RSVP on our site (not the meetup)
will receive food vouchers to eat Sat. at the Basket Brigade,
as well as have priority to deliver baskets.
We have great food donated for our volunteers and
we have so many baskets so we need to plan ahead.

www.TinyURL.com/2012SeattleBasketBrigade

Questions - call Les Berenson MD -
[masked]
www.SeattleBasketBrigade.com

 

 

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  • Audra

    Awesome to feel like we were able to make a difference in the world one family at a time

    November 18, 2012

  • Les

    Amazing experience - we put together 185 baskets and fed approximately 750 people

    November 18, 2012

  • Wanda C.

    Started a little confusing, but morphed into a great opportunity to work together and be helpful.

    November 17, 2012

  • Les

    Doug if you RSVP as it says in the description
    as well as many notes below you will know the location.
    We closed off registration today as we got 80 people in last 24 hrs and too many at last min. We can only handle so many. We expect 250 volunteers tomorrow and it will be great and the volunteer party as well.

    If you RSVP and did not get the email
    then please call me[masked] until 11:30 PM

    November 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Did we every get a location for Saturday's event?

    November 16, 2012

  • Audra

    We need to know the location ASAP. Thanks Les for setting this up!

    November 15, 2012

  • Les

    Many of you have expressed interest in attending our Seattle Basket Brigade this Sat. Many of you HAVE NOT RSVP on our official website. You will be notified of the location when you RSVP.

    Last year we expected 150 volunteers & 300 showed up! Please don't just bring your friends without RSVPing. Those who RSVP will get to eat 1st the great volunteer food. We have some amazing Thai & Indian food donated & Tutta Bella Pizza for our volunteer party Sat PM. Again PLEASE RSVP.

    We are short about $3000 for donations. Unless we get more donations many of these people will not receive food for Thanksgiving.

    Please consider donating even if you are not able to attend. Make your Thanksgiving even more special by giving up some of yourself to others in need.

    To RSVP and Donate: www.TinyURL.com/2012SeatleBasketBrigade

    November 14, 2012

  • Les

    Audra can you please call me about your daughter.
    I have ideas for her.
    Les [masked]

    November 4, 2012

  • Audra

    We would love to help. My daughter needs community service hours for school. Would you be able to sign to confirm she helped out with the hours?

    November 4, 2012

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