Thanksgiving 2017

This fundraiser is exclusively for special needs families who are eligible for our Raising Appalachia program.


Nominate a special needs family in rural Virginia who could really use a lift in spirit and nourishment this Thanksgiving.  NOMINATION PERIOD OPEN FROM OCTOBER 13-NOVEMBER 1.  There is no cost to nominate!  Fundraising runs from November 1- 10 to provide a full turkey dinner from Honey Baked Ham.  This meal serves 8-10 people.  We will deliver dinners for however many the donated funds can support.

DONATE:  The cost per family is $150, including shipping.  This is a tax deductible donation! 

WHO:  Families caring for children and adults with medical, emotional,  or developmental disabilities.  Families caring for the elderly and infirm are also welcome to apply.  Families living in significant financial need.  Eligible:  all rural Virginia counties EXCEPT Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, and Henrico.

WHEN:  October 11-November 10, 2017.  Nominations and fundraising close promptly to allow for timely order processing and shipping!

IMPORTANT:  You can not nominate your own family!  If you are interested in being nominated, please share this page with someone who can submit for you. 

MORE IMPORTANT:  Our goal is discretion and integrity.   All nominations are anonymous & confidential.  The families will not know who nominated them unless you tell them.  Any family info submitted will be held in the strictest of confidence.   Addresses will only be used for shipping purposes.  We will not be posting any private family information on our site unless a family offers it to us.  

Donate online or send a check to:

PO Box 131  Monrovia, MD  21770

3 families nominated 

Needed: $500  raised So Far: $405


A Mother's Rest Charitable Respite  Foundation

501c3 ID: 81-4965846

Virginia SCC ID: 08172710

Maryland FC ID: 0003682488

Donation Mailing Address:

32 W. Main St  New Market, MD 21774


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