2020 Thanksgiving 

Food Collection

Autumn is here and it’s time to gear up for our annual Thanksgiving food distribution. We plan to provide 40 families with Thanksgiving dinner this year. These families range in size from one to nine people, which means we need a to collect a large amount of food. Please give generously and mark your calendar now to help with this ministry. 


For Those in  Need

Important Dates to


  • Bag Prep - Date/time TBA 
    (November 11th or 12th)

  • Last Day for Canned Food Donations
    Sunday, November 15th, 12-2pm

  • Last day for Fresh Food Donations
    Monday, November 16th, 12-2pm

  • Distribution/November Registration
    Wednesday, November 18th, 9-10:30am

There are a number of ways in which you can help in achieving our goal. Please check off your area of interest and thank you for your contribution and participation.


Give securely on our website, the Give+ app and choose Food Pantry option from the list of funds, or donate by mailing a check or money order to Zion at 143 Albany St., Ferndale, MI 48220. Please make checks payable to Zion Lutheran Church. If you are donating online, please submit your selections and then click the Donate button at the bottom of the form.

I can help by:

Last Minute Donations

Last-minute canned food donations need to be purchased and delivered to Zion by Sunday, November 14th. Fresh food donations need to be purchased and delivered to Zion by Sunday, November 15th.

Please let us know if you can plan to provide any of these items so we can plan our shopping accordingly. 

Thanks for submitting!