Thanksgiving Basket Brigade | Nov 21st

2021 Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

Join us for the 29th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Volunteer Arrival Times begin at 9 am

With your help we will provide more than 1,200 families in need with a Thanksgiving meal.

We cannot accommodate walk-in volunteers this year due to social distancing.

If you pre-registered to volunteer

Check your email for your selected arrival time. Please DO NOT arrive early.


CDTC Parking Garage: 1401 S Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale 33316
Take SE 4th Ave to SE 14th Court, go east, and pull into the pick-up line




Check-in & Delivery Assignments

  • Drivers should be wearing a mask during check-in.
  • Your vehicle’s first stop will be a “roll your window down” check-in where you will receive your delivery assignment. 
  • Pull forward to receive your food baskets. All food has been pre-bagged.

Loading Your Vehicle

  • Pop your trunk or unlock your back door when you arrive at the loading area.
  • Volunteers will place the correct amount of food in your car.
  • Each family you deliver to will receive a food bag AND a frozen turkey.

Making Deliveries

  • Put on your mask when you leave your vehicle.
  • Place the “Basket” & Turkey on the ground in front of the door, knock or ring the bell, then step back to ensure proper social distancing
  • If there is no answer, try calling the number on the delivery ticket
  • If a family does not answer the door or phone, please follow the instructions on your assignment sheet. 


Student Service Hours

An email with a student volunteer form will be sent the week after Thanksgiving to all registered volunteers who attended and indicated they had a student volunteer during the online registration process. Thank you students!


If you are unable to make the deliveries you registered for, please email Vickie Walter at by Friday at 4:00pm or text/call 954-218-0879 before Sunday at 8:30am.

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday. Thank you for your support and Happy Thanksgiving!


Can’t Make It? Sponsor a Family

Just a small donation of $25 can feed a family of four this Thanksgiving!*