Help a Family In Need
In 1986, while driving to a family Thanksgiving dinner, we noticed a mother and three small children walking slowly through town.
Imagine telling your children you don’t have enough money to buy food for Thanksgiving dinner.
Who You’ll Help
You may be surprised at the actual poverty level in the Scranton area and who those poor people really are.
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It’s been 30 years since the first Family to Family basket was given out and we’re still going strong. Will you help us help the less unfortunate this Thanksgiving?
As it appeared on WNEP.com Watch the video here. SCRANTON — An organization that provides food to the needy kicked off their season of giving in Scranton on Thursday. This is the 30th year for “Family to Family.” Volunteers hope to provide everything needed for a traditional Thanksgiving meal to about 15,000 people. The organization Read more about Organization Seeks Donation to Help Feed 15,000 People this Thanksgiving[…]
As it appeared in the Times-Tribune BY JOSEPH KOHUT, STAFF WRITER A community Thanksgiving dinner program entered its fourth decade of service as a handful people once again prepared to feed thousands. On Thursday, Sister Ann Walsh, I.H.M., the executive director of the Friends of the Poor, stood at the front of a room in Read more about Thanksgiving programs kick off[…]
As it appeared on WNEP SCRANTON — A Thanksgiving eve tradition of handing out food to thousands wrapped up Wednesday afternoon in Scranton. Family to Family volunteers estimate that that 15,000 people will have a turkey dinner on Thursday thanks to the program. Family to Family is an appropriate name for the organized chaos inside Read more about Family to Family: ‘There’s So Much Love Here’[…]
As it appeared on The Times-Tribune When James Burne first met the late Sister Adrian Barrett 30 years ago, he offered his help to the woman who came to be known as “the Mother Teresa of Scranton.” A couple of months later, the phone rang. “Could you help me feed some families?” he recalled the Read more about Family-to-Family Fundraising Starts for Thanksgiving[…]
What do you love most about Thanksgiving? We love helping our neighbors! For 29 years, the Family to Family Thanksgiving Basket Program has been helping needy families in the Scranton area get a good meal for the holiday. Please visit familytofamilythanksgiving.org to donate to this worthy cause.
As it appeared in Happenings Magazine Thousands of Scranton area residents who don’t have the resources for a Thanksgiving meal this year will sit down to turkey, stuffing, and other traditional fare, thanks to local families and organizations. The Family to Family Thanksgiving Dinner Program, now in its 29th year, provides Thanksgiving food baskets to Read more about A Thanksgiving Tradition Continues[…]