Thanksgiving is not only a perfect time to spend with friends and family, but also a time to give to the less fortunate in the community. These Thanksgiving events offer a variety of options for celebrating and giving back this holiday season.
FORT LAUDERDALE TURKEY TROT
Thursday, November 22 | 7:30 a.m.
Fort Lauderdale Beach
The Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot is ideal for runners of all levels: first timers, experienced or seasoned. The annual 5k run is the perfect prelude to your holiday meal, and your contribution helps support two outstanding local organizations: The Helena Ramsay Soaring Leader Scholarship and Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc.
VOLUNTEER WITH MIAMI RESCUE MISSION
3553 Northwest 50th Street
Volunteers are a vital part of providing all types of services in our Miami-Dade and Broward County Centers. Your contribution will help deliver a special traditional Thanksgiving meal for a person or family in need, and will also help provide tools and knowledge to those as they transition back into society. For more information, please visit www.miamirescuemission.com.
44TH ANNUAL NORTH MIAMI WINTERNATIONAL THANKSGIVING PARADE
Thursday, November 22 | 10 a.m.
Celebrate over 40 years of holiday tradition in North Miami with the premier Thanksgiving parade in South Florida. Enjoy a family fun-filled morning of spectacular bands, entertaining dance groups, and colorful floats.