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I just received a call from Megan at the Occupied Kitchen, they will have no kitchens to cook food on Thanksgiving. I had planned to go in to cook on Thanksgiving, but that plan just went up in smoke.

Instead, what I have been tasked with is the delivery of 200 hot indivually packaged 90% Vegan meals to Occupy Wall St at 2pm Thanksgiving Day. I live in New Jersey, and Zuccotti Park is about an hours drive, during October I delivered over 400 hot meals on Fridays. I have an existing model that needs to be expanded 3 fold in 3 days.

Priority needs

1) We need 6 volunteer minivan drivers from New Jersey, Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, who can pay tolls and gas.
2) We need 6 volunteer staging areas from New Jersey, Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, where cooked hot food can be brought together with the drivers.
3) We need all NY metro Kossacks to help get the word out. Please your your email lists, twitter accounts and facebook friends. I am @rdanafox on twitter and will use the  Occupy Montclair facebook page for the Jersey side efforts.
4) We need one person to take on the communications side to organize Brooklyn and Queens.

Take this to your union heads, DFA groups, PDA groups, I can be emailed thru OccupyDailyKos at the cowboy yelling yahoo.

Lets roll....

11:28 AM PT: 5) And we need 20 to 50 people who out of the goodness of their hearts will cook Thnaksgiving Dinner for the Occupiers of Zuccotti Park.

12:45 PM PT: Ok- This isnt sexy, but its GD important> at least in my own mind. Its been 90 minutes and the amount of eyes on this diary is pathetic.

For me Personally, what good is Thanksgiving without really having something to be grateful about, and for me, thats OWS, the very birthplace of the Occupy Movement. If these people are going to put their hearts, minds and souls on the line, the LEAST we can do is feed them on Thanksgiving.

What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than to say thanks to OWS ?

1:40 PM PT: The Macys Parade wil be well to the north, here is a map
http://gonyc.about.com/...

Originally posted to Occupy Wall Street on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 11:03 AM PST.

Also republished by ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement and Progressive Hippie.

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