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Thanksgiving 2023


Each Thanksgiving, Open Door distributes Thanksgiving dinner boxes to our neighbors in Freehold and surrounding areas. Last year 575 dinners were distributed, and Open Door expects to serve at least the same this year.  We can't do this without your help - thank you for your continued support.

Donations Needed:

Frozen Turkey, turkey breast or Ham

Aluminum Turkey Pans

Canned or Instant Mashed Potatoes

Canned Sweet Potatoes or yams

Store bought pies -

     (no frozen or homemade pies)

Turkey Gravy

Cranberry Sauce

Canned Corn

Canned String Beans

Canned Carrots

Canned peas


Corn Muffin Mix

Juice (64oz.)

Coffee, tea and Hot Chocolate

Pasta and Pasta Sauce -

      (no lasagna or shells please)

Non-perishable donations are always accepted Monday to Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm (at our back entrance only - in the Broad Street Parking Lot)

Frozen Turkeys/Hams Donation Dates (cannot be accepted before 11/15)

Wednesday, 11/15  10am-2pm

Thursday, 11/16      10am-2pm

Friday, 11/17          12pm-5pm

Saturday, 11/18      12pm-5pm

Sunday, 11/19        12pm-5pm

Monday, 11/20       10:30am- 7pm

Eliminate this?  Fresh Turkeys/Hams ONLY accepted Sunday 11/19 - Monday, 11-20

Last donation time Monday, 11/20 by 7pm

ALL Donations will only be accepted at our back entrance in the Broad Street Parking Lot - directly behind our building. Look for the red door.

We thank you in advance for observing these donation guidelines.

Thanksgiving 2023 Distribution Days
Appointments are required and can be made starting 10/4

new location: Brubella's

17 Bannard St. Freehold

Saturday. 11/18   12pm-5pm

Sunday, 11/19     12pm-5pm

Freehold Area Open Door

39 Throckmorton Street

Monday, 11/20   10:30am - 7:30pm

Tuesday, 11/21   10:30am - 5:30pm

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