Here’s how you can help pack Thanksgiving meal boxes for Harvesters

FILE — Harvesters has scheduled a Holiday Helpers event on Saturday, Nov 18 from 8:30 a.m. to...
FILE — Harvesters has scheduled a Holiday Helpers event on Saturday, Nov 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to box meals for families.(KY3)
Published: Nov. 16, 2023 at 1:36 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner, and one regional food bank is looking to assist those experiencing food insecurity.

Harvesters has scheduled a Holiday Helpers event on Saturday, Nov 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to box meals for families. Harvesters locations can be found here.

The food bank will provide labels, “packed by” cards and fun activities for kids to use for each holiday meal.

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Volunteers are asked to bring the following items for the boxes they will pack:

  • 2 – 14.5 oz. Cans of Green Beans 
  • 1 – 15.25 oz. Can of Corn 
  • 1 – 14 oz. Can of Cranberry Sauce 
  • 1 – 15 oz. Can of Sweet Potatoes 
  • 1 – 10.5 oz. Can of Cream of Mushroom Soup 
  • 1 – 8.5 oz. Box of Corn Muffin/Bread Mix 
  • 1 – 6 oz. Box of Stuffing Mix 
  • 1 – 6.6 oz. Box of Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 – .87 oz. Packet of Gravy Mix

Those willing to participate can sign up for hour-long shifts here.

Volunteer questions can be directed to getinvolved@harvesters.org or 816-929-3090.

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