MADISON — Boys & Girls Club of Dane County, in partnership with Word is Bond Poetry Slam, the Allied Dunns-Marsh Neighborhood Association, and Mothers in the Neighborhood, will provide food and fun to more than 200 families on Thanksgiving Day. The event will take place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (dinner served at 1 p.m.) at the Boys & Girls Club Allied location. This festive event will feature a poetry slam, music, and performances by local kids. The meal will include turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, greens and more as well as a variety of desserts.
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County needs 100 volunteers the day of the event to help serve meals, assist with activities, and clean facilities afterwards. We encourage our local dignitaries to take time out to serve our Dane County families the day of the event. A variety of shifts are available. Please contact Jacquesha McFarlane at (608)257-2606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resources that Are Needed
BGC is seeking gift cards in any denomination to purchase food and supplies for this event. The anticipated cost of this event will be $5,000. For your convenience, donations can be made online at www.bgcdc.org by clicking the “donate” button. Donations can also be dropped off at our administrative office, located at 2001 Taft Street until noon, Nov. 21. In addition, we would like to secure raffle items to offer families who attend. If you have items to donate, please contact us immediately.
In addition, we would like to secure raffle items to offer families who attend. If you have items to donate, please contact us immediately.
Holiday Photos for Families
A professional photographer will be taking family portraits from 11am-1pm for families who might not otherwise be able to afford a family portrait. Each family will receive a special “BGC portrait package” to share with their family.