Meals for Thousands

Meals for Thousands

Meals for Thousands

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We’ve served more than 1.5 million meals and we’re still going!

To help address hunger during the holidays, Mountaire’s Meals for Thousands programs have been helping families on Delmarva since 1994. In North Carolina, our programs have been in place for more than a decade. We partner with area churches, food banks, and other non-profits to serve families a complete feast, ready to cook and just in time for the holidays. Each box contains a Mountaire roaster chicken and all the fixings for a wholesome meal.

None of it would be possible without the support of the community, as hundreds of volunteers show up each holiday to help us pack boxes. Over the years, we’ve developed a volunteer network that includes thousands of employees, organizations, and neighbors across our communities.

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Register Here for Easter for Thousands

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Are you a church or a non-profit that would like to request meal boxes to distribute in the community? Our 2024 Easter for Thousands program is going to be our biggest event yet! Our employees and volunteers will be packing 20,000 complete meals in a box divided among four locations on Saturday, March 23rd. Your church or non-profit MUST be pre-registered to receive donated boxes. To volunteer, scroll down to our Volunteer Sign Up buttons. To receive boxes, register by clicking the box below.

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Thanksgiving for Thousands

Our Thanksgiving for Thousands program has grown steadily over the years and our 2023 event will be our biggest one yet. Our goal is to pack 38,000 boxes this year that will help feed 152,000 people this Thanksgiving!

What’s in the box? A plump Mountaire roaster, corn, green beans, stuffing, yams, cranberry sauce, gravy and dessert.

How big is the box? 13x13x13. Roughly 30 boxes will fit in the bed of a pickup truck. So please bring the appropriate vehicle!

How do I get a box for my family? All boxes are for pre-registered churches and non-profits only. Please reach out to your church or local food pantry to inquire about how to obtain a donated meal box.

How do I pick up my boxes? All approved organizations will receive an email with instructions about 15 days prior to the event.


Volunteer for Easter for Thousands

We rely on volunteers to help us accomplish our mission. Their passion for giving back to the community is what keeps us motivated to partner with so many outstanding organizations. If you would like to experience the joy of giving back, sign up to volunteer at one of our events.

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