Thanksgiving is just weeks away and People to People is focused on assuring that Rockland’s struggling families have turkeys to put on their tables on Thanksgiving Day. Last year, People to People distributed nearly 1,500 turkeys and all the fixings to struggling Rocklanders so they could enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. We’re going to need your help to ensure that all of our neighbors in need can celebrate Thanksgiving with a turkey and all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving feast.

How You Can Help

  • Make a financial donation to provide PtoP with funds to provide a turkey and all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner. By going to our donation page or by clicking here, folks can make a contribution that will help PtoP purchase turkeys and other Thanksgiving food items. A donation of $40 will provide a Thanksgiving feast for a family of four; $120 for three families; $200 for five families or $400 for ten families.
  • Donate the “free” turkey you’ve earned through a supermarket promotion to People to People if you don’t plan to use it themselves.
  • Purchase a few extra Thanksgiving food items when shopping for your own Thanksgiving dinner and donate them to People to People. Items needed include frozen turkeys, potatoes (instant or fresh), sweet potatoes (canned or fresh), stuffing, canned vegetables such as corn, string beans and peas, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, pie crust mix and fillings. For more information about making food donations, please contact PtoP’s Director Of Operations/Feeding Programs Jim Burton at 845-623-4900, ext. 211 or at
  • Food donations can be dropped off at PtoP’s Food Pantry at 121 West Nyack Road in Nanuet. Food donations are accepted at the REAR entrance of PtoP by the loading dock door.
    – Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    – Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    – Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    – Saturday & Sunday, November 23 & 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Volunteer at People to People.

During this very busy time of year, we need help in our pantry to distribute food to clients as well as stock shelves, accept food donations and help clean up. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact PtoP Director of Administrative Services Guadalupe Fishman at 845-623-4900, ext. 208 or at

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday where we gather together – family, friends, neighbors – to share a meal and give thanks for all for which we have to be grateful. I am so very grateful to the support you’ve given to PtoP over the years. I’m hoping, that as we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, you’ll help provide all our neighbors in need with the same opportunity as we will have to sit around a table, share a Thanksgiving dinner and be grateful for what we have and hopeful for what may come.