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WHAT IS GOBBLE GOBBLE GIVE NYC?

WHAT IS GOBBLE GOBBLE GIVE NYC?

On Thanksgiving morning, volunteers will come together at the Church of the Intercession, to sort donations, box warm food, and go out into the community to deliver care packages to New Yorkers in need. What started with a few people handing out meals in 2009, has grown to 800 volunteers, 3500 meals, and thousands of care packages delivered in 2018. Join us on Thanksgiving Day to ensure the spirit and tradition of the holiday is shared with the less fortunate. 

On Thanksgiving morning, volunteers will come together at the Church of the Intercession, to sort donations, box warm food, and go out into the community to deliver care packages to New Yorkers in need. What started with a few people handing out meals in 2009, has grown to 800 volunteers, 3500 meals, and thousands of care packages delivered in 2018. Join us on Thanksgiving Day to ensure the spirit and tradition of the holiday is shared with the less fortunate. 

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GENERAL FAQS

GENERAL FAQS

Join us on Thanksgiving Day to ensure the spirit and tradition of the holiday is shared with the less fortunate

Join us on Thanksgiving Day to ensure the spirit and tradition of the holiday is shared with the less fortunate

YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND!

YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND!

Please take a moment to read the details for this year, below.

Please take a moment to read the details for this year, below.

When and Where?

Thanksgiving Day, November 28th, 2019

Church of the Intercession, Harlem

550 West 155th St, between Broadway & Amsterdam

What Should I Bring?

THE COST OF ADMISSION IS A CASSEROLE SIZED, THANKSGIVING-INSPIRED, PREPARED DISH

Every volunteer is required to bring at least 1 prepared dish, in a recyclable container, with a recyclable serving utensil. Your dish should be cooked, warmed and ready to serve. 

Our Suggestions:

MEAT/MAIN DISH: Roasted Turkey, Baked Ham (cooked, warmed & sliced)

STARCH: Mashed Potatoes, Herb Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Mac & Cheese

VEGETABLE: Green Beans, Asparagus, Creamed Corn, Butternut Squash

BREAD: Dinner Rolls

DESSERT: Cookies, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Spice Cake, Brownies

When and Where?

Thanksgiving Day, November 28th, 2019

Church of the Intercession, Harlem

550 West 155th St, between Broadway & Amsterdam

What Should I Bring?

THE COST OF ADMISSION IS A CASSEROLE SIZED, THANKSGIVING-INSPIRED, PREPARED DISH

Every volunteer is required to bring at least 1 prepared dish, in a recyclable container, with a recyclable serving utensil. Your dish should be cooked, warmed and ready to serve. 

Our Suggestions:

MEAT/MAIN DISH: Roasted Turkey, Baked Ham (cooked, warmed & sliced)

STARCH: Mashed Potatoes, Herb Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Mac & Cheese

VEGETABLE: Green Beans, Asparagus, Creamed Corn, Butternut Squash

BREAD: Dinner Rolls

DESSERT: Cookies, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Spice Cake, Brownies

We usually run out of meat first. Don't know what to bring? Bring turkey!

We usually run out of meat first. Don't know what to bring? Bring turkey!

We Also Distribute The Following DONATIONS. Bring What You Can:

• Canned & Packaged Foods

• Travel Sized Toiletries (must be travel sized)

• New and Gently Used Blankets

• New Clothing (new clothing only. Used clothing/shoes can not be accepted)

• New & Gently Used Coats

• New Children's Toys 

Are There Donations You Don't Accept?  

We do not accept used clothing, used shoes, used toys, or packaged foods/toiletries that are opened.  

Where Do All The Meals and Donations Go?  

We deliver the meals and donations to people in need all over NYC.  Our volunteers deliver to predetermined  shelters, group homes, churches that have homeless outreach programs, individual families in need, and homeless individuals on the street.  Organizations we've partnered with this year: Coalition for the Homeless, Aguila Group Homes, LYFE NYC, Acacia Shelters, Covenant House, and many more.

Should I Bring My Prepared Foods Warmed & Ready To Serve? 

YES, please bring your food warmed & ready to serve. If you have a dessert, meat, or casserole, please slice into individual servings.  Please bring your turkey or ham ready to serve, warmed and sliced. PLEASE DO NOT BRING PREPARED FOOD THAT NEEDS TO BE COOKED OR HEATED.  WE CANNOT COOK FOOD ONSITE.

Can I Bring My Kids?  

YES, children of all ages are welcome, and can really help!  But please don't leave children unattended.

Is There Parking? 

Parking is very limited, so we ask that you only drive if you are delivering meals.  The parking entrance is on 155th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.  Look for the signs.  

Click for image of the parking entrance  

If you’re not delivering, please take public transportation. 

NEARBY STATIONS:  1 TRAIN 157th St Station || A/C TRAIN 155th St Station  

We need your help purchasing supplies for the event!  

Visit our 2019 WISHLIST of supplies needed for the Harlem event: takeout containers, disposable gloves/aprons, paper products, etc.  

All donations are 100% tax deductible. Gobble Gobble Give is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID 27-1302758

How do I get my portrait from the 2018 event? 

The 2018 high res/downloadable portrait images can be found here: https://timholland.org/photography/ggg-2018-portraits

We Also Distribute The Following DONATIONS. Bring What You Can:

• Canned & Packaged Foods

• Travel Sized Toiletries (must be travel sized)

• New and Gently Used Blankets

• New Clothing (new clothing only. Used clothing/shoes can not be accepted)

• New & Gently Used Coats

• New Children's Toys 

Are There Donations You Don't Accept?  

We do not accept used clothing, used shoes, used toys, or packaged foods/toiletries that are opened.  

Where Do All The Meals and Donations Go?  

We deliver the meals and donations to people in need all over NYC.  Our volunteers deliver to predetermined  shelters, group homes, churches that have homeless outreach programs, individual families in need, and homeless individuals on the street.  Organizations we've partnered with this year: Coalition for the Homeless, Aguila Group Homes, LYFE NYC, Acacia Shelters, Covenant House, and many more.

Should I Bring My Prepared Foods Warmed & Ready To Serve? 

YES, please bring your food warmed & ready to serve. If you have a dessert, meat, or casserole, please slice into individual servings.  Please bring your turkey or ham ready to serve, warmed and sliced. PLEASE DO NOT BRING PREPARED FOOD THAT NEEDS TO BE COOKED OR HEATED.  WE CANNOT COOK FOOD ONSITE.

Can I Bring My Kids?  

YES, children of all ages are welcome, and can really help!  But please don't leave children unattended.

Is There Parking? 

Parking is very limited, so we ask that you only drive if you are delivering meals.  The parking entrance is on 155th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.  Look for the signs.  

Click for image of the parking entrance  

If you’re not delivering, please take public transportation. 

NEARBY STATIONS:  1 TRAIN 157th St Station || A/C TRAIN 155th St Station  

We need your help purchasing supplies for the event!  

Visit our 2019 WISHLIST of supplies needed for the Harlem event: takeout containers, disposable gloves/aprons, paper products, etc.  

All donations are 100% tax deductible. Gobble Gobble Give is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID 27-1302758

How do I get my portrait from the 2018 event? 

The 2018 high res/downloadable portrait images can be found here: https://timholland.org/photography/ggg-2018-portraits

I signed up to be an EVENT MANAGER. How does it work?  

Event managers arrive at 8am to set up. We have a quick meeting at 8:45, before the first shift of volunteers arrive.  We ask that event mangers stay until the end of the event (usually around 12:30-1pm).  If you need to leave early, please let us know so we can make sure your job is covered.

 

I signed up to DROP OFF PREPARED FOODS/DONATIONS. How does it work?  

When you arrive on Thanksgiving morning, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam.  Please give your food/donations to the Registration Team.  They will take the prepared food to the meal assembly room upstairs, and the donations to the sorting room downstairs. 

 

I signed up to VOLUNTEER AT THE CHURCH.  How does it work?  

When you arrive, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam. 

Click for image of the entrance to registration. The Registration Team will assign you to a room, where you will volunteer for a 45-minute shift. The volunteer jobs are in the Meal Assembly Room, Donation Sorting Room, and the Locations Room (where we send out all the meals and donations). If you would like to help in a specific room, let the registration team know.  Please be mindful of the time.  When your 45-minute shift is finished, please head out so there is room for the next shift of volunteers arriving. 

 

I signed up to DELIVER MEALS/CARE PACKAGES TO A SPECIFIC LOCATION.  How does it work?  

We are still confirming all the shelters, group homes, and families that will receive our meals and donations.  We will reach out to all the delivering volunteers to confirm your delivery location a few weeks before the event day. If you signed up to deliver, keep an eye on your email!  You will be paired with a location in the area(s) you specified on your registration. 

When you arrive on Thanksgiving morning, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam.  

Click for image of the entrance to registration. The Registration Team will direct you to the Locations Room. The team in the Locations Room will walk you through your delivery details and help gather the meals and care packages you need. If you have a vehicle, they will show you where our loading ramp is located and help load up your vehicle.   There is no need to return to the church after you've delivered.  Enjoy the rest of your day! 

FYI - One of our managers will be assigned to your specific delivery.  If you have any issues delivering, your assigned manager will be available via phone to help. 

** If you are driving, the entrance to parking (inside the church grounds) is on 155th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.  Look for the signs.  Click for image of the parking entrance 

 

I signed up to VOLUNTEER AT THE CHURCH AND THEN DELIVER MEALS.  How does it work? 

When you arrive on Thanksgiving morning, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam.  

Click for image of the entrance to registration. Please let the Registration Team know that you are volunteering and delivering.  They will confirm your delivery details and assign you to a room where you will volunteer for a 45-minute shift. The volunteer jobs are in the Meal Assembly Room, Donation Sorting Room, and the Locations Room (where we send out all the meals and donations). If you would like to help in a specific room, let the registration team know.  

When your 45-minute shift is over, head to the Locations Room. The team in the Locations Room will walk you through your delivery details and help gather the meals and care packages you need. If you have a vehicle, they will show you where our loading ramp is located and help load up your vehicle.  There is no need to return to the church after you've delivered.  Enjoy the rest of your day! FYI - One of our managers will be assigned to your specific delivery.  If you have any issues delivering, your assigned manager will be available via phone to help.  

* If you are driving, the entrance to parking (inside the church grounds) is on 155th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.  Look for the signs.  Click for image of the parking entrance

I signed up to be an EVENT MANAGER. How does it work?  

Event managers arrive at 8am to set up. We have a quick meeting at 8:45, before the first shift of volunteers arrive.  We ask that event mangers stay until the end of the event (usually around 12:30-1pm).  If you need to leave early, please let us know so we can make sure your job is covered.

 

I signed up to DROP OFF PREPARED FOODS/DONATIONS. How does it work?  

When you arrive on Thanksgiving morning, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam.  Please give your food/donations to the Registration Team.  They will take the prepared food to the meal assembly room upstairs, and the donations to the sorting room downstairs. 

 

I signed up to VOLUNTEER AT THE CHURCH.  How does it work?  

When you arrive, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam. 

Click for image of the entrance to registration. The Registration Team will assign you to a room, where you will volunteer for a 45-minute shift. The volunteer jobs are in the Meal Assembly Room, Donation Sorting Room, and the Locations Room (where we send out all the meals and donations). If you would like to help in a specific room, let the registration team know.  Please be mindful of the time.  When your 45-minute shift is finished, please head out so there is room for the next shift of volunteers arriving. 

 

I signed up to DELIVER MEALS/CARE PACKAGES TO A SPECIFIC LOCATION.  How does it work?  

We are still confirming all the shelters, group homes, and families that will receive our meals and donations.  We will reach out to all the delivering volunteers to confirm your delivery location a few weeks before the event day. If you signed up to deliver, keep an eye on your email!  You will be paired with a location in the area(s) you specified on your registration. 

When you arrive on Thanksgiving morning, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam.  

Click for image of the entrance to registration. The Registration Team will direct you to the Locations Room. The team in the Locations Room will walk you through your delivery details and help gather the meals and care packages you need. If you have a vehicle, they will show you where our loading ramp is located and help load up your vehicle.   There is no need to return to the church after you've delivered.  Enjoy the rest of your day! 

FYI - One of our managers will be assigned to your specific delivery.  If you have any issues delivering, your assigned manager will be available via phone to help. 

** If you are driving, the entrance to parking (inside the church grounds) is on 155th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.  Look for the signs.  Click for image of the parking entrance 

 

I signed up to VOLUNTEER AT THE CHURCH AND THEN DELIVER MEALS.  How does it work? 

When you arrive on Thanksgiving morning, please check in at Registration. Follow the signs at the 155th Street entrance btw Broadway & Amsterdam.  

Click for image of the entrance to registration. Please let the Registration Team know that you are volunteering and delivering.  They will confirm your delivery details and assign you to a room where you will volunteer for a 45-minute shift. The volunteer jobs are in the Meal Assembly Room, Donation Sorting Room, and the Locations Room (where we send out all the meals and donations). If you would like to help in a specific room, let the registration team know.  

When your 45-minute shift is over, head to the Locations Room. The team in the Locations Room will walk you through your delivery details and help gather the meals and care packages you need. If you have a vehicle, they will show you where our loading ramp is located and help load up your vehicle.  There is no need to return to the church after you've delivered.  Enjoy the rest of your day! FYI - One of our managers will be assigned to your specific delivery.  If you have any issues delivering, your assigned manager will be available via phone to help.  

* If you are driving, the entrance to parking (inside the church grounds) is on 155th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam.  Look for the signs.  Click for image of the parking entrance

VOLUNTEER FAQS

VOLUNTEER FAQS

A PIECE ABOUT OUR EVENT by Clare Cheyne 

A PIECE ABOUT OUR EVENT by Clare Cheyne 

A PIECE ABOUT OUR EVENT by Clare Cheyne 

A PIECE ABOUT OUR EVENT by Clare Cheyne 

YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND!

YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND!