6 Volunteer Events in Detroit to Spread the Love This Thanksgiving Season

6 Volunteer Events in Detroit to Spread the Love This Thanksgiving Season

The community grows a little closer during the holiday season. Volunteer events in Detroit 2022 are starting to get locals excited. The community assumes the responsibility and the opportunity to serve no matter how small the gesture may seem.

Nonprofits in Detroit serve the community regularly, which means there are always ways to give back. You can get in on your local shopping and provide gifts for others this month. Detroitisit put together a list of Detroit volunteer events to hand out gifts and extra thanks.

Soldiers' Angels Veterans Food Distribution on Facebook

FOOD DISTRIBUTION FOR VETERANS, PHOTO ANGELS OF SOLDIERS / FACEBOOK

VOLUNTEER/FEED DETROIT VETERANS

Date and Time: Thursday, November 10, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Volunteer events in Detroit continue to support people of all ages. This Thanksgiving in Detroit, you can serve to give back to those who served our country. You can be a part of bringing light to low-income and homeless veterans during drive-thru Mobile food distributions for veterans. Veterans in need of food assistance can feel a little better knowing that Soldiers’ Angels will be providing food assistance to veterans in Detroit, Michigan. Click HERE to learn more and register for more events.

Location: Joe Louis Post #375 Detroit, 19486 Sherwood St, Detroit, MI.

LET’S GIVE THANKS: HARVEST FEAST

Date and time: Saturday, November 19, 2022 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern time

The fourth annual Let’s Give Thanks: Harvest Festival is another heartwarming volunteer event in Detroit that will get everyone involved festive attitude. It is by order of arrival. The goal is to serve low-income families and those in need with a Thanksgiving meal and resources. Click HERE for more information. RSVP for priority seating is available! Takeaway registration is also available if you don’t want to mess around and eat. Be sure to sign up for either option. Every city could benefit by making basic necessities more accessible. Help provide free clothing, clean Thanksgiving meals, and health screenings.

Location: 16194 Wyoming Ave 16194 Wyoming Avenue Detroit, MI.

BELLE ISLE AQUARIUM NEW ORIENTATION FOR VOLUNTEERS

This upcoming volunteer event in Detroit this November is a classic. This opportunity isn’t necessarily just for Thanksgiving. Detroit’s history is interwoven with The beautiful island Aquarium. Help out in a fun way as you immerse yourself in this historic Detroit landmark in honor of her 118th birthday. First, you will go through training where you will learn about the different opportunities and how you can be part of their volunteer team. Ultimately, it will help make the institution open and accessible to the community at large. Volunteers must have, or purchase, a recreation passport (issued by Michigan DNR) in order to access Belle Isle. Click HERE to view your website and participate.

Location: Belle Isle Aquarium 3 Inselruhe Avenue Detroit, MI.

cappuccino soup diner

VOLUNTEER AT COCINERO DE CAPUCHINOS, PHOTO CHEF OF CAPUCHINOS / FACEBOOK

CAPUCHIN SOCIAL CUISINE

When in doubt, look to Detroit Nonprofit organizations! Most of them have the heart to give all year long. However, a team effort is needed. These upcoming Detroit volunteer events are no strangers to organizing the troops to continually serve the community. This popular soup kitchen has religious roots. Spirits are high inside due to the inspiration of Saint Francis of Assisi. Mind, body and soul are of great importance when it comes to the rights of a collective community like Detroit. Click here to donate

Location: 1820 Mount Elliot St, Detroit, MI.

Gleaners Community Food Bank

GLEANERS DRIVE-UP FOOD DISTRIBUTION / GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK / FACEBOOK

GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN

This classic list of volunteer events in Detroit this Thanksgiving season wouldn’t be complete without the mighty Gleaners operation. The goal is to provide households with adequate access to nutritious food and other related resources. Help serve the community with a variety of opportunities. Click HERE to learn more and donate.

Located at 2131 Beaufait St, Detroit, MI.

FRIENDS OF DETROIT ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL

Friends of Detroit Animal Care and Control on Facebook

PHOTO FRIENDS OF DETROIT ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL / FACEBOOK

Let’s not forget about our furry friends! Have you found a gift for yourself? pets even? Friends of Detroit Animal Care and Control oversees its sister organization, Detroit Animal Care and Control. If you have ever been interested in getting more involved in helping animals, then you could volunteer to help find a home through the adoption process. On average, the volunteer program helps 4,000 animals each year. The top priority is ensuring that homeless animals are equipped to return home to the right caregivers and stay out of the shelter. The nonprofit organization not only makes a difference in the lives of animals, but also in a large part of the Detroit community. Click here to volunteer.

Location: 7401 Chrysler Dr. Detroit, MI 48211.

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