United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) will once again partner with the Upper Valley Project Hope Committee to provide Carbondale families in need with all the trimmings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Families with children in the household are eligible for the program and will receive a food basket including a turkey, dessert, vegetables, and other holiday foods. To register, please bring ID and proof of income (ex. access cards, unemployment records, current pay stubs, social security letter, etc.) and any form of documentation for each family member in the household (ex. access cards, birth certificates, or social security cards) to the St. Rose Church Family Center (basement of 4 North Church Street, Carbondale) on one of the following dates: Wednesday, November 7 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Last year, the Thanksgiving Food Basket Program fed 300 Carbondale families. Donations to support the program can be mailed to the Upper Valley Project Hope Committee at PO Box 601, Carbondale, PA 18407. For more information please call 570-346-0759 or visit www.uncnepa.org.

About the Upper Valley Project Hope Committee

For more than 40 years, a group of dedicated volunteers from Carbondale, known as the Upper Valley Project Hope Committee, have partnered with United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) to provide baskets of food to Carbondale families in need for Thanksgiving.