Lighthouse is excited to be hosting our Thanksgiving Food Program again this year. We hope to serve more families than ever before, but we need your help!
Thanksgiving Food Drive
This is our wish list of items for our annual Thanksgiving program. If you would like to host a food drive, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate.
You can also host a virtual food drive by sending items directly to us from our Amazon Wish List! If you order from the Amazon Wish List, please include your name and contact information in the “Gift Message” section so we know who the donation came from. Click on the link below to learn more and shop on Amazon.
Thanksgiving Wish List
Dessert Mixes – Brownies, Cookies, Cake, Muffins
Pie Filling (pumpkin preferred)
Pie Crust Mix – No premade pie crusts
Gravy (packets preferred)
Boxed Macaroni and Cheese
Help Support Our Efforts
This year, Lighthouse aims to provide more than 2,300 families with a Thanksgiving food basket so they can experience the joy of the holiday.
We are so thankful for the community of support around this program!
Donate now to help support our neighbors in need this holiday season!
Thanksgiving Food Drive Drop-Off Information
Lighthouse Holiday Location
1636 Perry St., Pontiac MI
October 10 – November 11
Mondays – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays & Fridays – 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
You MUST schedule your drop-off with us at email@example.com.
Drop off dates are every Monday (9:00AM – 5:00PM), Wednesday, and Friday (9:00AM – 12:30PM) from October 10th – November 11th. You MUST schedule a drop-off time with our team. Please fill out the Google Form here or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year, we will be collecting food items at a new location in Pontiac.
1636 Perry St., Pontiac, MI
Schedule: Please make sure to schedule your drop-off via the Google Form or by reaching out to email@example.com.
Packing of Donated Items: You can bring food items in bags, boxes, or other containers.
Drop-Off Instructions: When you arrive at the strip mall location, please drive to the right side of the building and drive around back. There will be a sign saying ‘Do Not Enter,’ but you can ignore this! Turn left and drive down until you see the Lighthouse sign at the garage door. We will bring all donations in here.
Please work with our team on this while scheduling your drop-off. If it will be a large donation, we encourage you to bring your own volunteers to help. If you cannot bring volunteers, staff and on-site volunteers will bring in your donated food.
Yes! Volunteers are needed to help sort and pack the donated food items. You can view available volunteer opportunities and easily register online by clicking here.
We will be sorting and packing all donations at our Holiday Location:
1636 Perry St., Pontiac, MI
All volunteers must be at least 12 years of age.
We can take up to eight volunteers per shift.
Please contact our Volunteer & Special Projects Coordinator, Gabrielle Fagan, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes! You can purchase items on Amazon and they will ship directly to our office. Click here for the Amazon Wish List.
Yes! In addition to donating food items or volunteering, you can also make a donation or donate gift cards for grocery stores, such as Meijer or Kroger.