Thanksgiving Food Box Drive

UPDATE 11/10/2021 We have enough Thanksgiving food boxes committed, but we are still collecting grocery store gift cards! Drop off in-person or donate online so we can convert your gift into extra support for local families.

How to get the gift cards to us: Drop off at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (9812 Hamilton Ave, Huntington Beach) on Thursday 11/18 between 11:00 am – 12:00 pm OR Saturday 11/20 between 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. You can also mail gift cards to our office: Project Self-Sufficiency, 307 Placentia Ave, Suite 203, Newport Beach, CA 92663. You can also give online at

We still need your support for our holiday gift drive benefitting the children of our single-parent scholars! Visit for more information.




Sign up to drop off a box of Thanksgiving food for a PSS family. Drive-thru drop-off is at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 9812 Hamilton Ave, Huntington Beach, CA. Sign up here so we can get an accurate count: I’ll provide a Thanksgiving food box

Drop off on the following dates:

Thursday, November 18th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm    OR

Saturday, November 20th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make sure to include a minimum $20 grocery store gift card for perishable items and don’t forget to check out our sample food box guide below! You can put the items in a sturdy box, bag, or basket. Reusable grocery bags are a great choice.

Sample Food Box Guide:

$20 (minimum) grocery store gift card
1-2 Boxes of Stuffing Mix
1 Box of Instant Potatoes
2 Box of Macaroni and Cheese
2 Canned Yams
Brown Sugar
1 Bag of Marshmallows
2 Canned Green Beans
1 Can of Cream of Mushroom Soup
French Fried Onions
2 Canned of Corn
1 Canned Cranberry Sauce
1-2 Jars of Gravy (Or packets)
1 Cornbread Mix
1 Dessert Mix (Pumpkin Pie Mix, Brownie Mix, Cake Mix, etc.)
2 Jello Mix
Juice Boxes
Hot Cocoa Mix
Apple Cider

What not to include:

Perishable items or anything requiring refrigeration
Homemade goods
Adult beverages
Political/religious materials
Expired food


Nov 20 2021


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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