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6 Volunteer Events in Detroit to Spread Love this Thanksgiving Season

Volunteering this Giving Month Has Never Felt So Good. Homeless Veterans & Animals Are Being Loved

Gleaners DRIVE-UP FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS, PHOTO GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK / FACEBOOK Food Bank

The community gets a little closer during the holiday season. Volunteer events in Detroit 2022 are starting off the cheer by lifting up the locals. The community takes on the responsibility and opportunity to serve no matter how small the gesture may seem.

Non-profits in Detroit serve the community on a regular basis, which means there are always ways to give back. You can get in your local shopping and provide gifts for others this month. Detroitisit rounded up a list of volunteer events in Detroit to spread extra gifts and gratefulness.

Soldiers' Angelsveteran food distribution on facebook

VETERAN FOOD DISTRICUTUION, PHOTO SOLDIERS’ ANGELS / FACEBOOK

VOLUNTEER/FEED DETROIT VETERANS

Date & Time: Thu, Nov 10, 12 – 2 PM

Volunteer events in Detroit continue to support all ages. This Thanksgiving in Detroit, you can serve to give back to those that served our country. You can be a part of bringing light to low-income and homeless veterans during drive-through Veteran Mobile Food Distributions. Veterans in need of food assistance can feel a little better knowing that Soldiers’ Angels will provide food assistance for veterans in Detroit, Michigan. Click HERE to learn more and to register for more events.

Location: Joe Louis Post #375 Detroit, 19486 Sherwood St, Detroit, MI.

LET’S GIVE THANKS: HARVEST FESTIVAL

Date & Time: Sat, November 19, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

The Fourth Annual Let’s Give Thanks: Harvest Festival is another heartwarming volunteer event in Detroit that’ll get everyone in the festive mood. It’s a first come first serve. The goal is to serve low-income families and individuals in need with a thanksgiving meal and resources. Click HERE for more information. RSVP for priority seating is available! To-Go Plates Registration is also available if you don’t want to hang around & eat. Make sure you register for either option. Every city could benefit from making basic needs more accessible. Help provide free clothing, hygiene Thanksgiving meals, and health screenings.

Location:16194 Wyoming Ave 16194 Wyoming Avenue Detroit, MI.

 

BELLE ISLE AQUARIUM NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

This next volunteer event in Detroit this November is a classic. This opportunity isn’t necessarily just for Thanksgiving. Detroit’s history is interwoven with The Belle Isle Aquarium. Help out in a fun way while being immersed in this historic landmark for the City of Detroit in honor of its 118th birthday. First, you’ll go through training where you’ll learn about the different opportunities and how you can be a part of their volunteer team. You’ll ultimately be helping the institution be open and accessible to the larger community. Volunteers must have, or purchase, a recreation passport (issued by Michigan DNR ) in order to access Belle Isle. Click HERE to view their website and get involved.

Location: Belle Isle Aquarium 3 Inselruhe Avenue Detroit, MI.

 

Capuchin Soup Kitchen

VOLUNTEERING IN THE CAPUCHIN SOUP KITCHEN, PHOTO CAPUCHIN SOUP KITCHEN / FACEBOOK

CAPUCHIN SOUP KITCHEN 

When in doubt, look towards Detroit non-profits! Most of them have the heart to give all year. It takes a team effort though. These next few volunteer events in Detroit are no stranger to organizing the troops in order to continuously serve the community. This well-known soup kitchen has religious roots. Spirits are high inside because of the inspiration of St. Francis of Assisi. Mind, body, and soul are of high importance when it comes to the rights of a collective community like Detroit. Click here to donate.

Location: 1820 Mount Elliot St, Detroit, MI.

 

Gleaners Community Food Bank

GLEANERS DRIVE-UP FOOD DISTRIBUTION / GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK / FACEBOOK

GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK OF SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN

This classic list of volunteer events in Detroit this Thanksgiving season wouldn’t be complete without the powerful operation of Gleaners. The aim is to provide households with proper access to nutritious food and other related resources. Help serve the community with an array of opportunities. Click HERE to learn more and donate.

Located at 2131 Beaufait St, Detroit, MI.

 

FRIENDS OF DETROIT ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL

Friends of Detroit Animal Care and Control on facebook

PHOTO FRIENDS OF DETROIT ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL / FACEBOOK

Let’s not forget about our furry friends! Have you found a gift for your own pets yet? Friends of Detroit Animal Care and Control oversees its sister organization, Detroit Animal Care and Control. If you’ve ever been interested in getting more involved with helping animals, then you could volunteer to help find a home through the adoption process. On average, the volunteer program assists 4,000 animals every year. The main priority is to ensure homeless animals are equipped to go home with the right caretakers and stay out of the shelter. The non-profit not only makes a difference in the animals’ lives but also a large portion of the Detroit community. Click here to volunteer.

Location: 7401 Chrysler Dr Detroit, MI 48211.

 

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