The Thanksgiving Give Back Project is The GVTC Foundation’s largest community project of the year. When this project was initiated, the vision was to provide a meal to neighbors experiencing hardship, with the hope that they would place their worries aside for the day and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with their families.
Since 2012, the foundation has partnered with local food pantries, which select the recipients in the GVTC service area. As the project grew, organizations were invited to participate by collecting food items to make a complete Thanksgiving meal. The meal includes a frozen turkey, all the traditional sides, bread, and dessert. GVTC employees and their families package and personally hand-deliver the meals the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
The goal for the 10th annual event was to provide for 500 families. Despite the rain and cold weather, volunteers were able to deliver meals to