Thanksgiving Meals are needed this year more than ever – please help!

Here’s how you can help a family in need right now.
Many of our families couldn’t have a Thanksgiving feast without the generosity of our community!  If you would like to get involved and sponsor a family, please collect the items listed to feed a family of 6, or make a donation.  


Donation Drop-Offs:

LYNCHBURG | HumanKind’s Main Campus
1903 HumanKind Way, Lynchburg, VA 24503
Monday-Friday | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

RICHMOND | HumanKind 
908 N. Thompson St, Richmond, VA 23230
Monday-Friday | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Donate a Thanksgiving Meal Now
Your gift of $17 will give a family a feast this holiday. Make a difference for at least one family today. They’ll enjoy a juicy turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes with melted butter, baked sweet potatoes, steaming hot rolls, and apple pie coming out of the oven…..This meal may be the best meal they’ll have had all year.

Our most needed items right now:

  • $30 – $40 gift card – will be used to purchase a turkey or ham
  • Sweet potatoes/ yams – 1 large can (40 oz)
  • Russet potatoes in a bag or 2 boxes of instant mashed potatoes
  • Green beans – 1 large can (50 oz)
  • Corn – 2 cans
  • Stuffing – 2 boxes
  • Macaroni & Cheese – 1 family size box
  • Whole Berry Cranberry sauce – 2 cans
  • Turkey Gravy – 2 jars
  • Dessert – pie crust and pie filling, cake mix and icing or brownie mix
  • Foil turkey pan
  • Napkins
  • Paper plates

All donations must be new.

Donation deadline for Thanksgiving Boxes is Friday, November 17.

Coordinate a Drive as a Group!

Gather your network to sponsor a family this Thanksgiving! Download our Grocery List for a Thanksgiving Box and start collecting items listed to feed a family of six. Box donations must be received by November 17. Contact us HERE and let us know you are providing a box for our families.

Get Started + Learn More

Interested in volunteering to help put Thanksgiving Meal Boxes together?
Your help is needed! Contact today.
become a VOLUNTEER

For more information, please contact:
Danielle Ulmer | Volunteer & Community Relations Specialist