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Thanksgiving Baskets

Need Help this Thanksgiving? Sign up to Receive a Thanksgiving Food Basket!

Individuals and families can receive all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal, including the bird! Applications will be accepted at the Family Care Ministry located at 319 S Croton Ave, New Castle, PA 16101 on:


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

9 am to 11 am

1 pm to 3 pm


Wednesday, November 6, 2019

9 am to 11 am

1 pm to 3 pm

and 4 pm to 6 pm


To be eligible, Identification (Driver's License or Photo ID along with Social Security Card, Medical Card, or Access Card AND proof of income (pay stub, pension statement, unemployment letter, or income verification letter from the County Assistance Office) must be presented for every person in the household.

Want to Help Feed Hungry Families? Donate Food for Thanksgiving Baskets! Items due November 20th.

Help families celebrate Thanksgiving with all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving Meal. You, your church, or group can collect and donate any of the following items:

  • Canned Yams
  • Stuffing Mix
  • Canned Gravy
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Pie Crust Mix
  • Pie Filling (Pumpkin or Fruit)
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Canned Vegetables and Fruit
  • $ for Birds (Turkeys and Chickens)

Donations can be dropped off at the Family Care Ministry (319 S. Croton Ave., New Castle) Now through Wednesday, November 20th, on Mondays through Fridays, 9:00 am - 11:30 am & 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm.


Donations can be dropped off at the Sankey Center (125 W. Grant St., New Castle) on Thursday November 21st and Friday November 22nd from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm and on Saturday November 23rd from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Buy a Bird for $15/each

Want to Put Your Faith Into Action? Volunteer!

Fall Season/Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities may include:


  • Fall Food Share: Individuals and/or Groups to help collect donations of food at local Giant Eagle supermarkets
  • Helpers to take applications for Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Helpers to sort, pack and distribute Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Thanksgiving Day Meal Servers (limited opportunities, and these fill fast!)

For more information about fall season and Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities, click the button below: