Fillmore Silver Spring to Host Thanksgiving Lunch for Needy

The music venue will take donations of food or clothes until Nov. 21.

Fillmore Silver Spring has announced it will host a lunch for people in need on Thanksgiving Day, beginning at 11 a.m.

It's a first for the concert venue, which opened downtown September 2010.

Organizers are looking for donations of food and/or clothes as well as volunteers to help run the pop-up food kitchen, doing things like setting up, washing dishes and bringing out food. 

Volunteers work three hour shifts sometime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Email JaniceLeary@LiveNation.com or call 301‐960‐1912 to sign up. (Also, see the attached PDF for more details.)

Donations are being accepted up until Wednesday, Nov. 21, between the hours of 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

The following items are requested:

  • Canned goods
  • Canned ham
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned beans
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned vegetables
  • Tuna kits
  • Instant potatoes
  • Dried fruit
  • Granola bars
  • Juice boxes
  • Peanut Butter
  • Fruit preserves
  • Oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Whole grain crackers
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Canned soups
  • Canned stews
  • Cheese crackers
  • Peanut butter crackers
  • Non‐refrigerated pudding cups
  • Small round containers of cereal
  • Bottles of water
  • Plastic eating utensils
  • Wipes
  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Gloves/Mittens
  • Socks
  • New underwear
  • New blankets
  • Backpacks
  • Toiletries, including:
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Lotions
  • Chapstick, etc.
  • Reading glasses
  • Pill/medication boxes
  • Reusable bags to pack bags for lunch guests


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