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Family to Family

Thanksgiving Mitzvah Project 

Sunday, November 20
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Shore Congregation Israel

 

 

Provide a Thanksgiving meal for a Whittier Elementary School (Waukegan, IL) student and their family!

You can choose to participate "in person" at NSCI or "drop off only". Please register and choose an option below. Then shop for the groceries (list provided!) and fill the tote bag and decorate a Thanksgiving card at NSCI, or drop off your completed tote by 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 20. 


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Option #1: IN-PERSON on Sunday, November 20
Please shop for the groceries listed below and bring them to NSCI to pack your Thanksgiving Basket tote bag(s) and decorate a card at NSCI between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

*This mitzvah opportunity takes approx. 20 minutes and is appropriate for all ages and stages.* 

Please purchase ONLY the following items for each bag:
2 - 14 oz. cans of cranberry sauce
2 - 6 oz. boxes/bags of stuffing
4 - 14-15 oz. cans of vegetables (corn, peas, green beans)
2 - 15 oz. cans of sweet potatoes
1 - ready-to-serve non-perishable dessert (pudding, cookies)
2 - envelopes of gravy mix
2 - 18-19 oz. cans of soup (chicken noodle, vegetable)
1 - 14-16 oz.box/bag of rice or pasta
6 - oranges or apples
1 - 5 lb. bag of potatoes

Along with the items listed above, please bring $20 cash or a check made out to NSCI. These will be used to purchase a $20 grocery gift card for each family to buy their Thanksgiving turkey.  

Option #2: DROP-OFF on Sunday, November 20
Coordinate with Sarah Duffin (sarahd@nsci.org) to pick up your empty tote bag(s) from NSCI before Friday, November 18. You will then drop off the packed Thanksgiving Basket tote bag(s) with the groceries listed below to NSCI on November 20 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Please purchase ONLY the following items for each bag:

2 - 14 oz. cans of cranberry sauce
2 - 6 oz. boxes/bags of stuffing
4 - 14-15 oz. cans of vegetables (corn, peas, green beans)
2 - 15 oz. cans of sweet potatoes
1 - ready-to-serve non-perishable dessert (pudding, cookies)
2 - envelopes of gravy mix
2 - 18-19 oz. cans of soup (chicken noodle, vegetable)
1 - 14-16 oz.box/bag of rice or pasta
6 - oranges or apples
1 - 5 lb. bag of potatoes

Along with the items listed above, please bring $20 cash or a check made out to NSCI. These will be used to purchase a $20 grocery gift card for each family to buy their Thanksgiving turkey.  
I am not able to participate in this event but I would like to make a contribution to NSCI's Mitzvot/Repair The World fund in support of the Thanksgiving Baskets mitzvah project.

 

 

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