Thanksgiving 2018

Help us make home-centered Thanksgiving visits for isolated elders across the Twin Cities!

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Available Opportunities

OUR GREATEST NEEDS

Holiday Visiting with an Elder at Their Home. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Share a cheerful visit with an elder in her/his home, bringing a red rose, a gift and a whole pumpkin pie on or close to the Thanksgiving holiday. Background check required. Age: 21+. Pick up times on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-visiting-home.eventbrite.com

Holiday Visiting with an Elder in a Nursing Home. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Share a cheerful visit with an elder in a nursing home, bringing a red rose, a gift and a whole pumpkin pie on or close to the Thanksgiving holiday. Background check required. Age: 21+. Pick up times on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-visiting-nursing-home.eventbrite.com

OTHER IMPORTANT ROLES

Pie Maker. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Bake or purchase one or more traditional pumpkin pies to brighten an elder’s Thanksgiving (use 9-inch round disposable pie pans only, please). We will take care of cutting the pie and packing it in a festive box. Age: 18+. Drop-off times on Monday, November 19, and Tuesday, November 20. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-pie-maker.eventbrite.com

Pie Packer. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Cut, seal and pack Thanksgiving pies as elder gifts in the LBFE kitchen. Age: 16+. Shifts on Monday, November 19, and Tuesday, November 20. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-pie-packer.eventbrite.com

Pie Drop-Off Runner. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Carry donated Thanksgiving pies from cars waiting in front of the LBFE office into the kitchen. Age: 12+. Shifts on Monday, November 19, and Tuesday, November 20. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-pdo-runner.eventbrite.com

Pie Pick-Up Runner. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Carry Thanksgiving pies from the LBFE office to cars waiting in front. Age: 12+. Shifts on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-ppu-runner.eventbrite.com

Pie Drop-Off Traffic Controller. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Direct traffic in front of the LBFE office to expedite drop-off of donated Thanksgiving pies. Age: 21+. Shifts on Monday, November 19, and Tuesday, November 20. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-pdo-traffic-controller.eventbrite.com 

Pie Pick-Up Traffic Controller. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Direct traffic in front of the LBFE office to expedite pick-up of Thanksgiving pies and elder gift bags. Age: 21+. Shifts on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-ppu-traffic-controller.eventbrite.com 

Gift Bag Preparer. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Pack holiday tableware into elder gift bags at the LBFE office. Age: 12+. Shifts on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-gift-bag-preparer.eventbrite.com 

Gift Bag Runner. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Carry elder gift bags from the LBFE lobby to volunteer elder visitors waiting in their cars. Age: 12+. Shifts on Tuesday, November 20, and Wednesday, November 21. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-runner-gift-bag.eventbrite.com 

Flower Preparer. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Place cut red roses in individual flower tubes, to be included in elder gift bags. Age: 12+. Shift on Tuesday, November 20, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-flower-preparer.eventbrite.com   

Elder Registration Assistant. THIS ROLE IS FILLED – THANK YOU! Call elders and confirm that a volunteer is looking forward to sharing a Thanksgiving visit with them, and then complete their registration. Age: 16+. Shifts on Wednesday, November 7; Tuesday, November 13; and Thursday, November 15. Check availability / Register: https://lbfemn-t2018-registration-assistant.eventbrite.com 

For questions or more information, please email Ann Fosco, Community Impact Director, or call 612.721.1400.

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