This Thanksgiving Dinner event is cosponsored by BLSA, PILS, CALS, the Pro Bono Program, Journal of Law and Edcuation and WIL and is an annual event that will take place on Monday, Nov 19 at the Family Shelter and includes the families from St Lawrence Place.
This sign up is for the food we need and for volunteers to help serve dinner. First priority for volunteers are to the members of the sponsoring organizations. If all slots are not filled It will be open to all law students.
All food needs to be COOKED unless we ask for it to arrive in cans ( ie.green beans, gravy and cranberry sauce), in a ready to heat, disposable container and brought to the Family Shelter by 5. Feel free to coordinate with a friend to deliver your contribution. If you cannot bring your food or have it delivered you can make arrangements with the Pro Bono Program to drop it off in Room 386 before 4 on Nov. 19th
If you are going to also volunteer to serve dinner make sure you sign up for that as well. Our first task will be to reheat, set the table and prepare for the families.
The Family Shelter is at 2411 Two Notch Road and is a safe place for homeless families. St Lawrence Place is a gated apartment complex off Two Notch Road that provides a safe and stable home for homeless families. The families will be arriving around 6, seated and we will be serving them dinner. This is an unusual feeling for many of them. After they depart for the evening, we will enjoy a meal together, pack up the leftovers, clean up the space and depart with a warm feeling that we have done something wonderful for those in need. A great start to the holiday season.
Last but not least, what about turkey? Pam Robinson will cook all 6 of the turkeys.
Parking is on McFaddin Road or in the small lot behind the Family Shelter main building ( the brick one) we will be in the Shandon Methodist Church Community Room located behind the main building
NOTE: There is limited space at the site so we must keep the number of volunteers to just 25!
5:00pm - 7:30pm EST
Family Shelter 2411 Two Notch Road, Columbia SC 29204
|| Pamela Robinson