THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEER DETAILS

Thank you for signing up to serve with us for the Free Community Thanksgiving Day Meal!  Below are some important details for you to know, so be sure to look through all the information carefully.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST VOLUNTEERS: (SET UP & FOOD PREP TEAMS)

  • If you signed up to serve with us on Wednesday, November 21st, you will need to arrive at the Thomasville High School Cafeteria (315 S. Hansell St., Thomasville, GA) between 5:00pm-8:00pm.  When you arrive, we will give you further instructions on what jobs need to be done for set up and food preparations.  (contact persons:  Bryan Watt 229.233.0409 & Courtney Wheeler 229.233.0078)

  • What to Wear:  If you want to help with food preparations, be sure to bring a hat or hair net. 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND VOLUNTEERS: (THANKSGIVING DAY TEAMS)

If you signed up to serve with us on Thursday, November 22nd, please read over the details below:

Volunteer Team Assignments & Arrival Times: Click the link below to view the list of volunteer assignments. The list is ordered alphabetically by last name, so find your name, your volunteer assignment, and your arrival time, which is highlighted in "orange".

Job Descriptions: Once you have found your assignment and arrival time, Click the link below to view a list of the job descriptions for each volunteer assignment. Find the description for your volunteer assignment, so that you will know exactly what job you are doing.

Venue Location:

Thomasville High School Cafeteria (315 S. Hansell St., Thomasville, GA) (Get Directions)

When You Arrive:

When you arrive at Thomasville High School, you will need to check-in at the volunteer table at the entrance of the cafeteria (look for the sign). Once you check in, you will receive further instructions of where to go based on your volunteer assignment.

What to Wear:

If it is cold outside, be sure to wear the appropriate clothing. (NOTE: If you are assigned to the Platers Team, Dessert Team, or Kitchen Team, please bring a hat or hair net to wear while handling the food.) We will have "Be A Light" t-shirts on site for purchase when you arrive if you want one. They are $10 per t-shirt and we take cash, check, credit, or debit.

What to Bring (Optional):

If you would like to bring winter clothes and/or canned goods for our clothes/food distribution to those in need, that would be greatly appreciated.

Be Flexible:

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we ask that you be flexible and willing to serve wherever is needed.  With more than 250 volunteers serving with us, not everyone may be able to serve on the team they requested, but just know that all of the volunteer positions play an important role in making this event a success.  Thank you for your understanding and grace.

Questions or Concerns:

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call or email us at 229-233-0409 or info@projectbackyard.com.