Complete Thanksgiving dinners are distributed to hundreds of local families each year.


Monetary donations to purchase Thanksgiving food for needy families are gratefully accepted at Project Self-Sufficiency.

Preferred food contributions include:

  • pumpkin or apple pies

  • canned vegetables, including yams and cranberry sauce

  • dinner rolls

  • gravy

  • stuffing

  • mashed potato mixes


Project Self-Sufficiency is delighted to accept the donation of frozen turkeys on the Monday prior to Thanksgiving.

For more information about donating food, or the funds to purchase food, to Project Self-Sufficiency for Thanksgiving, call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500 or click here.

Donations cannot be received after 7:00 p.m.

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Project Self-Sufficiency Welcomes Thanksgiving Food Donations for Northern New Jersey Families