Agency Programs & Services

Giving ThanksGiving Food

Giving ThanksGiving ensures that low-income families can enjoy a special holiday meal. During the week leading up to Thanksgiving, families are provided with Nebraska Truckloads of Help items and food through our Neighborhood FOOD program, in cooperation with the Food Bank of Lincoln. Grocery store vouchers are available dependent upon generous donations from the community. In 2014, nearly 10,000 people were served at Giving ThanksGiving Food. 

For 2015, event hours are: 

Saturday, November 21 from 9 AM to 3 PM (Doors open at 8:30 AM)

Sunday, November 22 from 1 PM to 4 PM (Doors open at 12:30 PM)

Monday, November 23 from 3 PM to 7 PM (Doors open at 2:30 PM)

If you are interested in volunteering, you can sign up for a shift by visiting or call 402-476-4357 ext 217. 


To be eligble to receive services, you MUST bring the following: Your Center for People in Need card that has a photo on it (if you have one) and a piece of mail with your current address. If this is your first time receiving services from us, you will need to fill out a short application in order to receive a card. Please bring photo identification, a piece of mail with your current address, Social Security cards for everyone in your household and income verification (paycheck stubs, tax forms, etc). Household income must be 150% or less of the federal poverty income. 



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