Gratitude best shows itself in service to others. Step out and take part in one of these give-backs for a warm and fuzzy feeling that will last all season long!
Feed a neighbor
Apex-based Western Wake Crisis Ministry needs your help to provide Thanksgiving dinner for families in need. Its annual meal drop takes place this Sunday, Nov. 22 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
See the list of needed items, and ways to help year-round, at wwcm.org.
Cheer a Senior
Now through Dec. 8, Home Instead Senior Care invites you to visit an area Be a Santa to a Senior tree to find and fulfill wishes from local seniors who may not otherwise receive gifts this holiday season.
For a list of tree locations across Wake County, see BeaSantatoaSenior.com or call (919) 676-2273.
In a separate project, national nonprofit Socks For Seniors is seeking volunteers to collect new socks for distribution to area nursing homes.
For more info on how to host a sock drive, visit socksforseniors.com.
Support the Arts
The 19th annual Art Ball, a fundraiser for Cary Visual Art, takes place this Friday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m., at the Prestonwood Country Club Grand Ballroom.
CVA works to connect art and the community through shows, public art and hands-on workshops. Get Art Ball details, and tickets, at caryvisualart.org.
In Holly Springs, support the arts at the annual Grapes, Grain & Giving this Friday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m., at the Leslie-Alford-Mims House. Proceeds from a live auction will benefit the Holly Springs Art Council.
Find all the details at hollyspringsartscouncil.org.