Thanksgiving Dinner and Holiday Gift Drives

We need your help. The Holiday Season is just around the corner and many families like those which we support at ACHIEVEability struggle to provide traditional Thanksgiving meals and Holiday gifts for their children. While ACHIEVEability can help offset some of their costs of living, our families are responsible to pay for expenses such as rent, utilities, food and childcare. Money is often scarce for essentials and can be especially difficult to manage during this time of year. This is where your support comes in.


Thanksgiving Dinner Drive

We want our families to have the best Thanksgiving possible. To help, we provide everything a family needs to celebrate. Here is how you can help:

  • Sponsor one or more of our families by providing an entire Thanksgiving dinner including: turkey, canned vegetables, gravy, stuffing, etc.
  • Organize a donation drive for non-perishable items (canned and boxed food) and gift certificates and gift cards
  • Donate money or gift cards or gift certificates to help purchase food

All donated Thanksgiving items need to be picked up or delivered by Monday, November, 26, 2013. Here is a list of suggested shopping list for one family:

  • 1 turkey or voucher or gift card
  • 2-3 cans of corn/peas/green beans
  • 1 can of sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1 can of cranberry sauce
  • 1 can of canned fruit
  • 2 cans of turkey gravy
  • 1 box of stuffing mix
  • 1 box of macaroni & cheese
  • 1 box of instant mashed potatoes
  • 1 box of cornbread mix

In addition, please consider a dollar donation or a gift card to help purchase the above listed items. Grocery stores in our families’ neighborhoods are Fresh Grocer, Path Mark, Acme and ShopRite.


Holiday Gift Drive

ACHIEVEability works to help our families have the best Holiday Season possible. You can offer your support by fulfilling the wishes of a child by selecting gifts from his or her wish list, including gifts such as: toys, educational games, sports equipment and electronics. Here is how you can help:

  • Choose to sponsor one or more ACHIEVEability child(ren) for the Holiday Gift Drive
  • Purchase gifts from a wish list of a child you sponsor totaling no more than $50
  • Gift wrap and deliver the gifts to ACHIEVEability by Wednesday, December 11, 2013
If you are interested in assisting with the Thanksgiving Dinner Drive or Holiday Gift Drive please contact ACHIEVEability Events Manager Brian Hoskins at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 215-748-8814. To make a donation in support of these drives please visit our donation page. We thank you in advance for your support.