Thanksgiving Dinner in a Box
On Monday, November 21, the Town of Frederick, Carbon Valley Help Center, Frederick High School Student Council, and Rocky Mountain Christian Church came together to provide 120 families in need with a complete Thanksgiving Dinner In A Box. Special thanks to the folks who donated food and money and to Oxy for sponsoring this year’s pie program!
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Each year we come together for our “Thanksgiving Dinner In A Box” community program! The Town of Frederick, Frederick High School Student Council, Carbon Valley Help Center, Rocky Mountain Christian Church, and the Weld County Food Bank partner each year to provide dinner to those in need. We aim to donate a complete “Thanksgiving Dinner in a Box” to at least one hundred families in the Carbon Valley. How can you help? Nominate a family in need, drop off specific food items from the list or donate money for pumpkin pies, butter, and rolls.
Three Ways To Help
1. Nominate a family in need to receive a box by filling out the online application form below.
2. Donate cash/check to purchase perishable items. Go to the Administrative Services Office at 311 Fifth Street.
3. Donate specific food items to fill boxes (see list below for progress on our goals):
• Canned yams/sweet potatoes
• Instant mashed potatoes
• Salt & Pepper in shakers
• Gravy mix
• French Fried Onions
• Canned cranberry sauce
• Brown sugar
• Canned corn
Applications have closed for the Thanksgiving Dinner In a Box program. If you are still in need of a Thanksgiving dinner, please call 720.382.5512 or email our Communications & Engagement Specialist.
Donation Drop Off
All donations can be dropped off at the Back 9 Restaurant at Bella Rosa Golf Course (5830 Bella Rosa Parkway). Plus - when you donate food at the Back 9 Restaurant, they'll give you a coupon for 20% off your entire bill.
Please drop off donations by Thursday, November 17, and be sure to check the list below for needs. Thank you!
Thank you to our program sponsor, who donated the needed funds for the perishable food items:
|Food Item||Current Quantity||Quantity Still Needed||Goal|
|Canned yams/sweet potatoes||120||0||120|
|Instant mashed potatoes||182||0||120|
|Salt and pepper shakers||120||0||120|
|Canned cranberry sauce||134||0||120|
|French fried onions||125||0||120|
|Monetary donations (pies, butter and rolls)||$1000||$0||$1,000|
If you do not see an item on the list, don't worry! Food items not listed are coming through the Weld County Food Bank and Frederick High School Student Council.