Rising Hope Mission Church is celebrating and sharing this Thanksgiving Day meal with the homeless and those in need on November 23, 2017, with short time of giving thanks at 12:00 pm and Thanksgiving Day meal from 12:15-1:30 pm.

We are putting out a call this Thanksgiving Day for both food and volunteers willing to prepare and drop off food or volunteer some of their time for those in need. The church is located at 8220 Russell Road, Alexandria VA 22309.

Specifically we need food donations, such as cooked ham or turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, bread, desserts, and any other traditional Thanksgiving Day meal staples. All food donations can be dropped off at Rising Hope Mission Church one day prior to Thanksgiving Day or on the morning of starting at 9:30 am.

Volunteers are needed on Thanksgiving Day at Rising Hope to set up, cook/reheat, serve, or clean up. Shifts are 1 ½ hours each starting at 9:30 am and ending at 3:30 pm. Any willingness to volunteer this Thanksgiving Day will be appreciated.

Please contact Rising Hope Mission Church and ask for Sandy Miller; 703-360- 1976, ext 14 or email at smiller@risinghopeumc.org to arrange food drop off donations or a shift you are willing to perform.

God bless you for helping to provide a happy Thanksgiving for those in need.