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West Roxbury Elks and Ethos Partner to Bring Thanksgiving to Homebound Elders

By November 23, 2012No Comments

Volunteers to Cook and Deliver Thanksgiving Dinners for Seniors Throughout Boston

WHO: Ethos, the Jamaica Plain-based elder services non-profit.

Boston Lodge of Elks No. 10

Volunteers from all over the Boston-area

WHAT: Ethos and the West Roxbury Elks are once again partnering to bring a bit of Thanksgiving to more than 250 homebound and frail elders. The elder services agency is mobilizing over 50 volunteers and staff to deliver hot Thanksgiving dinners, each lovingly prepared and donated by the Elks.

Each meal includes fresh carved turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, squash and cookies and pie for dessert. Desserts are being donated by the City Mission Society of Boston, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly and Ula Café in Jamaica Plain. Each elder will also receive a placemat decorated by students from the buildOn Boston afterschool program and the Edith C. Baker School youth development program. 

WHEN: Thursday, November 22, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Volunteers will pick up meals at the Elks Club at approximately 10:00 a.m.

Meal Delivery to Elders takes place between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00p.m.

WHERE: Boston Lodge of Elks No. 10, 1 Morrell St, West Roxbury, MA 02132-5051

Meals Delivered to: homebound elders living in West Roxbury, Hyde Park, Roslindale, Jamaica

Plain, Mattapan and Allston/Brighton neighborhoods.

Ethos’ volunteer programs are supported by grants and through individual and corporate donations. For more information on how to make a contribution to Ethos, please call 617-477-6689 or visit