Do you want to help make the holiday season bright for families in need this year? Wellington is asking for assistance in making sure no Village resident goes without a hot meal this Thanksgiving. Donations will be accepted Monday, October 21st through Tuesday, November 19th. Residents are encouraged to contribute the following food items (please be mindful to check expiration dates):
- Boxed mashed potatoes
- Boxed stuffing mix
- Cornbread mix
- Cranberry sauce
- Turkey gravy
- Canned vegetables (Green beans, corn)
Food may be dropped off at Village Hall (12300 Forest Hill Boulevard), Village Park (11700 Pierson Road), the Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard), Community Services (1092 Wellington Trace), Lake Wellington Professional Centre (12133 Ken Adams Way), Schaefer Drugs, and Ultima Fitness.
All donations will go directly to local families in need. Residents needing assistance must call Community Services at 561-791-4796, or their local house of worship to register. All requests must be made prior to Tuesday, November 19th.
Special thanks to our community partners, including Wellington Interfaith, Baptist Health South Florida, Schaefer Drugs, and Ultima Fitness. Partnership opportunities are still available. If you are interested in partnering with us for this event, please contact Kyle Ostroff, Program Coordinator at (561) 791-4764 for more information.
As another way to stay informed on the latest news and updates from the Village, residents are invited to sign up for Wellington information and updates at www.wellingtonfl.gov/newsletter.
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch WellingtonTV for the latest happenings.