Nov. 23-24: Operation Turkey
Volunteers gather Wednesday, Nov. 23 to prepare food and accept donations of clothing, care packages and drinks. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Grace Presbyterian Church, 10221 Ella Lee Lane, Houston. Food will be packaged and delivered to the homeless and less fortunate Thursday. 8 a.m.-noon. P.F. Chang’s, 4094 Westheimer Road, Houston. [email protected]ionturkey.com
Nov. 24: The Holiday Project’s Thanksgiving Day Visit
People of all ages are invited to visit with residents of local nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Volunteers will travel in teams to separate destinations and deliver Thanksgiving cards. Contact [email protected] to sign up. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Grace Care Center of Cypress, 9602 Huffmeister Road, Cypress. www.holidayproject.org
Nov. 24: TXU Energy Turkey Trot
With more than 15,000 registrants, about 500 volunteers are needed to pull off this annual event benefiting Neighborhood Centers’ seniors and youth populations. Individuals, families and groups are welcome to help with race day registration, water stops, set up, clean up and more. Register here. 7-10 a.m.
Nov. 24: 38th Annual Super Feast
City Wide Club needs volunteers for their annual Thanksgiving Super Feast, a freshly prepared dinner assisting those in need of jobs, housing, clothing, household goods and medical assistance. 10 a.m. George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston. 731-752-2582.
Nov. 24: Interfaith Ministries’ Meals on Wheels
Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston hosts a Meals on Wheels delivery program for thousands of senior citizens. Donate funds or sign up as a delivery driver here. 9 a.m. First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main Street, Houston. 713-533-4900.
Nov. 26: Box with the Fox
Volunteers can work alongside Dynamo Diesel packaging boxes of nonperishable foods for holiday season distribution. Register online. 9 a.m.-noon. Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall Street, Houston. 713-547-8651.