Thanksgiving giveaway: Palm Beach Outlets hosts food bank for up to 500 families
Continuing its pandemic-era tradition of hosting regular grocery giveaway events for those in need, the Palm Beach Outlets has partnered with the Tree of Life Resource Center for a special Thanksgiving food distribution to be held Friday, Nov. 12.
The Nov. 12 distribution event, which is expected to provide food for up to 500 families, is from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Outlets mall, 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach.
Volunteers load food into cars during the weekly drive-up distribution in West Palm Beach Outlets in February 2021. The Tree of Life Resource Center, which offers groceries and other resources to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, partners with the mall for the weekly event on Mondays from 8 am to 10 am. Lannis Waters, The Palm Beach Post
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Each giveaway includes a full Thanksgiving meal (turkey with sides) as well as a provisions box filled with produce, dairy products and nonperishable food.
Staffers, local officers and volunteers will be on hand to distribute the meals and boxes, which will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Drivers should use the mall’s Congress Avenue entrance to reach the distribution area.
The Tree of Life Resource Center, which helps the needy with resources that include groceries, regularly teams up with the Outlets for its usual Monday food distribution events, held from 8 to 10 a.m.
Article By: Liz Balmaseda of The Palm Beach Post