Opportunity Details

Thanksgiving Meal Prep in Newark

(973) 533-1993


We are thankful for your interest and encourage you to volunteer on other days with Jersey Cares throughout the year. If you are unable to volunteer on future dates, you can still support our efforts in the ways noted below.

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In-Kind Donations
We assist in operating an overnight shelter for our neighbors without addresses starting in December. When the nighttime temperature drops below freezing our friends need the following.

  • Hats (Knitted & Warm)

  • Gloves

  • Socks

  • Underwear (new) men & women

  • Hand & Foot Warmers

If you are unable to attend because the project is full but would like to make an in-kind donation from the list above, please call Thomas @ 973-533-1993 or email thomas@jerseycares.org.  

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Hunger, Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Low-income communities
Food Preparation & Meal Services,Caring for People

Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:18+

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Are you willing to use your vehicle to drive meals to other sites locally in Newark?

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