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Vegan Thanksgiving Community Dinner (Volunteers Needed Too)

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Volunteers are needed in many roles (from transporting food, to baking, to setting up, to serving and more!) for the first annual Vegan Thanksgiving Community Dinner. This is a free (donations welcome) dinner open to the public hosted at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 3915 SE Steele St, Portland (enter through the courtyard from the parking lot on SE Steele). Check out the website for more information or call[masked] or email veganbuddy at gmail dot com


Seitan turkey
Mashed potatoes
Garlicky green beans
Cranberry Sauce
Pumpkin pie
Chocolate pie
(Lentil curry soup, if we run out of other food)

Only the seitan turkeys, stuffing, and pie crusts contain wheat, everything else will be gluten-free.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed for the first annual Vegan Thanksgiving Community Dinner. This is a free dinner open to the public hosted at the Holy Trinity Methodist Church. We need volunteers for:

  • Transporting food - shopping, bringing food to the event and bringing left over food to Food not Bombs volunteers
  • Help making the seitan turkeys and pumpkin and chocolate pies the evening prior (11/25/09)
  • Staff the literature table - 1 hour shifts, need people who have been vegan 3+ years
  • Setup tables and chairs and put up signs
  • Bring crock pots, ladels, and potato peelers
  • Bring apple cider, vegan desserts or vegan side dishes
  • Bring Coffee (organizers don't know anything about coffee)
  • Bring Gluten-Free dishes/desserts
  • Help set-up tables and put up signs
  • Help cook and other kitchen duties
  • Serve food and keep desserts and drinks stocked
  • Clean up
  • Dishwashers
  • Take photographs
  • Greeters

Please call[masked] or e-mail veganbuddy at gmail dot com if you want to volunteer. Please also RSVP (not just on Meetup) at the number and/or email above if volunteering so we can ensure volunteer needs will be met.

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  • dennis

    Great opportunity to socialize and meet new people.

    November 26, 2009

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    A former member

    I was wondering if anyone was going from st john's area or would be nice enough to give us a ride. Its just me, my husband and our baby. Car seat room not needed I could put him in my moby wrap. But we do have one if you would prefer. May we bribe you with a loaf of organic whole wheat bread and a pumpkin pie "kit"?????

    November 25, 2009

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