Volunteers from Kiwanis Club prepare dinner at Homeless Solutions

Bob and Debbie Young cooking at Homeless Solutions

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany cooked a homemade dinner at Homeless Solutions.

The Kiwanis Club has been providing meals to Homeless Solutions for the past 18 years and have served over 7,000 meals. Members volunteer their time to shop, cook and serve the dinner.

Bob stirring the water used to cooked the penne pasta
Debbie cutting the vanilla cheesecake to serve the guests dessert

Costco Warehouse East Hanover and Restaurant Depot donated some of the food used in preparing the meals for the residents. The remaining necessary items were purchased by Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.

The group of volunteers meet at Homeless Solutions to start preparing dinner for the guests in the transitional housing program. Bob and Debbie cut the watermelon, tossed salad, baked ziti with meatballs and rolls and served vanilla cheesecake for dessert. They also served iced tea and coffee. Other volunteer groups such as St. Ann’s Church, Kiwanis Club of Morristown, prepares dinner for the shelter on other days of the month. Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany has been providing meals to Homeless Solutions for the past eleven years.

Interested in learning more about the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany, contact President Karen DeChristopher, by emailing karen.dechristopher@gmail.com.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets every Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46. Join us for breakfast to learn more about our group of volunteers.

This is definitely the season for fresh watermelon