Thanksgiving Take Home Dinner
The Benefits Access Center is hosting its 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Take Home Dinner event on Monday, November 21. This wonderful new tradition is offered through a partnership between the Food Bank for Westchester and Shoprite. We are pleased to announce that ShopRite is donating 150 frozen turkeys and all of the fixings for Thanksgiving dinner to students in need.
Dinners will be distributed between 11 AM and 4 PM on a first-come basis, but an advance request must be submitted. In order to request a Take Home dinner, students can do either of the following.
- Sign up online by clicking here.
Please help us to get this information to students who can benefit from this special event.
Did you know…
The WCC Pantry, THE WCC FOOD BANK, opened in October 2014, and through the strict guidelines of the Food Bank for Westchester, was up and running for a few months prior to the establishment of an official partnership. In March 2015, Westchester Community College became the first college in Westchester to partner with the Food Bank. Through the use of work-study students, the pantry is staffed on a regular basis with hours of operation from 11 AM to 1 PM daily. Students are most interested in pack-n-go lunches, snacks, and take home meals. Events have been coordinated on campus including a Dance-a-thon, healthy food demonstrations, and Thanksgiving Feasts. Through additional partnerships with local supermarkets and food pantries in the community we have been successfully able to expand our capacity. If you are interested in making a food donation to the college’s food bank, please contact Debra Santora.
If you are interested in learning more about the college’s Benefits Access Center, please click here.