2019 Annual Harvard Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal-packaging Service Project

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2019 Annual Harvard Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal-packaging Service Project  

It’s that time of the year, where ZAGBA join forces with the Harvard Chaplains and work side by side with religious and non-religious communities to pack thousands of meal boxes for the Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal-packaging Service Project! This is a community service event for all family members, so to families with younger children, this is a great way to show your kids how to give back to your community.  

This year, we will be packing 35,000 nutritious meals total for local organizations who help the 10% of Massachusetts households who struggle to provide food for their families. The total fundraising amount needed is $8,750 (25 cents per meal) to make this event a success. We need your help hitting this goal! Thank you for your generosity — we look forward to seeing you there! Note: You don’t have to donate to participate! Your time is valuable. And if you can’t make it, consider donating and spreading the word.

For more information, visit https://chaplains.harvard.edu/mealpackingevent.  

Google form sign-up online at https://tinyurl.com/harvard-Tgiving-meals-2019


·  Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019

·  Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

·  Location: 1 Oxford Street (Science Center Arcade), Cambridge, MA 02138

·  Map: https://goo.gl/maps/r5a7gn77zFJ2

Time slots:

11:00 noon – 12:30 pm (set-up)

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm (meal packing)

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm (meal packing)

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm (meal packing)

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm (meal packing)

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm (meal packing)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (clean-up, overlapping with prior shift)


1.      ONLINE at www.outreachprogram.org by clicking on Donate Now (blue box in the upper right-hand corner), then on “Donate to a specific meal packaging event” (the top scroll down option), and noting “EndHungerNE Event #77 – [your organization/name]” under “Add special instructions to the seller” on the second page. The cost to you is 2.2% + 30 cents/transaction and will come right out of your total donation.

2.      BY MAIL: Send checks to 93 Whiffletree Lane, Marshfield MA 02050 (checks payable to “The Outreach Program”), noting “EndHungerNE event #77” in the memo section.

Pictures from 2018 event!