On November 22nd, 25 local area families in need of food assistance received all the ingredients for a nutritious Thanksgiving dinner as a result of this year’s Thanksgiving Food Basket Delivery. The baskets included a frozen turkey (10 – 13 lbs.), cans of corn and green beans, a can of cranberry sauce, a box of Bisquick mix, a box of stuffing mix, 5 lbs. potatoes, 1 lb. carrots, a bag of FHLC Citrus Sale oranges, a cake mix and frosting.
Going hungry is an unfortunate reality for many people in Fairfax County. According to statistics from the national hunger awareness organization Feeding America, more than 76,000 residents in the Fairfax County area are “food insecure,” meaning they do not know where their next meal will come from.
That’s what we Lions do to meet a need within our community – WE SERVE!!