Monday, November 06, 2017


The annual "Don't Be Alone On Thanksgiving" free community turkey dinner will be held Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, noon – 2pm, at the Malden High School cafeteria, 77 Salem Street (enter from the rear entrance off of Ferry Street into the cafeteria.) This dinner is free and open to anyone who would like company on the holiday, or who needs a good hot meal. No reservations are needed. The site is handicap accessible. The event is sponsored by Bread of Life, Anthony’s of Malden, Ferryway School in Malden, Forestdale Community Church in Malden, Hoff’s Bakery, Malden Lions Club, Marty's Caterers of Stoneham, Mayor Gary Christenson of Malden, Knights of Columbus IC  Council 13966, and the staff of Salemwood School in Malden.

Donations of roasted turkeys (preferably de-boned) and baked goods (pies, cakes, sweetbreads, pastries, cookies) would be appreciated. Donations may be brought to the Malden High School cafeteria, rear entrance off of Ferry Street, on Wednesday, November 22 from 4 - 7 pm.

Marty’s Caterers, a major donor for Bread of Life events, will donate mashed potatoes  and gravy. Anthony’s of Malden is roasting turkeys.  About one hundred volunteers pitch in each year to cook about 900 meals for a sitdown feast and delivery to homeless families and to senior citizens who are home-bound. To volunteer in the kitchen or dining hall on Thanksgiving Day, between 8am and 4pm, or on the evening before from 4-7pm, call Bread of Life, 781-397-0404 of email:  To volunteer delivering meals on Thanksgiving Day to elderly shut-ins in Malden, Medford, Everett or a  surrounding town, call Gene Pinkham of the Knights of Columbus Council 13966, at 781-321-0994 (eve) or email:

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