Friday, November 28, 2014

Spirit Of Thanksgiving At Roosevelt Island Disabled Association Dinner - Volunteers Help Serve 35 RIDA Members

RIDA Thanksgiving Dinner (President Jim Bates on Right) From Kari Jensen

Roosevelt Island Disabled Association (RIDA) President Jim Bates reports:
The Roosevelt Island Disabled had a great Thanksgiving dinner for its members

RIDA Thanksgiving Dinner From Kari Jensen

who if not for this dinner may have been alone this Thanksgiving.

Here are some pictures taken by a volunteer who saw our request on your blog.

RIDA Thanksgiving Dinner  From Kari Jensen

All together we had six people volunteer to help us with Thanksgiving Dinner as a result of the blog.
 RIDA Thanksgiving Dinner From Kari Jensen

We had 35 Roosevelt Island disabled residents served by volunteers. Every person was served restaurant style by volunteers who saw the posting on your blog

 RIDA Thanksgiving Dinner From Kari Jensen

Volunteers also set up and broke down our Thanksgiving Dinner as well as cleaned up afterwards