Thanksgiving for Thousands
We’ve served more than a million meals to people in need
Mountaire’s Thanksgiving for Thousands program has been feeding needy families on Delmarva for the past 25 years. In North Carolina, our program has been in place for more than a decade. Our program has grown beyond Thanksgiving on Delmarva, where we now pack meals for families at Christmas and Easter, too.
We partner with area churches, food banks, and other groups to serve families a complete Thanksgiving feast, ready to cook and just in time for the holidays. Each box contains a plump Mountaire roaster chicken and all the fixings for a delicious holiday meal.
We owe it all to our volunteers
None of it would be possible without the support of the community, as hundreds of volunteers show up each year to help us pack boxes. Food drives during the holidays help supplement boxes throughout the year.
If you would like to help those less fortunate have a Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter meal this year, please consider joining our Feed-A-Family Campaign. Thanks to Mountaire’s partnership with the Delaware Community Foundation, you can donate $10 or more to the Mountaire Thanksgiving for Thousands Fund and help us feed another family in need this holiday season. Each $10 donation creates another meal box from the program.
Or click the link below to learn more about volunteering to help us pack the food boxes.
COVID UPDATE: Because of limitations surrounding COVID-19, our packing party will be very limited. Learn more at the link below.
Need a meal box?
Though we work with hundreds of organizations to identify need in the community, we also set aside boxes for individuals and families on Delmarva each year. A limited amount of boxes are reserved for pre-registration and walk-ins. Click the link below to find out more about this year’s date and pickup locations.