A Turkey on Every Table

November 9, 2020 - Turkey, stuffing, potatoes, pie… everyone has something to look forward to at Thanksgiving dinner. But what about the families who can’t afford the basics – let alone a holiday meal?

Over the last few months, more people than ever have needed help putting food on the table, and the holidays are going to be especially tough. In response, United Way has been working with community partners to create a robust and connected local food system to guarantee easier access to healthy food across the region.

We believe every family deserves a Thanksgiving dinner, and with your help, we can make that a reality for thousands of families in our region.

United Way of Greater New Haven, in partnership with Vertical Church, is mobilizing the caring power of our community to ensure no one goes hungry this season. Sign up below to come together and LIVE UNITED.


Deliver Thanksgiving Meals – Join us on Saturday, November 21, and deliver or distribute Thanksgiving baskets to families throughout Greater New Haven. Volunteers will meet in New Haven or West Haven locations between 8:30-9:00 AM for distributions. Share this event with your friends and get involved together!

Donate a Turkey – Shopping for your own Thanksgiving dinner? Pick-up an extra turkey and deliver it to Vertical Church in West Haven on November 11-14 between 9AM – 3PM. Volunteers will distribute the turkey to a family on November 21.

Give to Fight Hunger – Your donation will help us feed more families in need this holiday season. Give today.

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