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November 15, 2005 > Food donations needed for Thanksgiving Day

Food donations needed for Thanksgiving Day

The League of Volunteers is planning to serve approximately 4,000 people on Thanksgiving Day at the Newark Pavilion and they need your help. Meals will also be delivered to homebound community members in Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo and Castro Valley. Following are items that LOV is experiencing a shortage of, yet will require in order to make this a happy holiday for those in need or who may be alone on Thanksgiving Day.

Needed items:



Pre-baked pies

Instant potato mix

Stove top dressing mix

Cranberry sauce

Canned green beans

Divided dinner plates

Dessert plate

Sandwich bags

Plastic knives, forks, spoons

Styrofoam take-home meal trays

Oval aluminum roasting pans


Canned yams

To see a complete list of needed items, please check the LOV web site at LOV's CommunityServiceCenter, located at 36120 Ruschin Drive, Newark (at the former RuschinSchool), will receive donations Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Or you can call for pick up.  If you don't have time to shop, monetary donations are also accepted so needed items may be purchased. For further information, please call (510) 793-5683.

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