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Thanksgiving Feast-ival
By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 21 November 2018

proper thanksgiving med4All community members from Kenton, North Portland, and the greater Portland area are invited to join local community uplift organization Proper USA for the 2018 Proper Kenton Thanksgiving Feast-ival this Thanksgiving Day. The event is free and open to to the public.

Proper, with partners Po’Shines Café de la Soul, Celebration Tabernacle and local Kenton neighbors, works to make this Thanksgiving event complete, with music, entertainment, kids’ activities, an inclusive community experience, and local made food. Chef James Bradley and the Po’Shines team create a fresh, high-quality menu featuring traditional Thanksgiving favorites and innovative new dishes.

“We jump at opportunities like this,” says Chef James Bradley, “The more we can get people working together, talking together…and even eating together, the stronger we are as a community. The Proper Thanksgiving Feed is a great example of how to build community.”

proper thanksgiving med3Thanksgiving Feast-ival is held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., at Celebration Tabernacle, 8131 N. Denver Ave. in Portland. Celebration Tabernacle is wheelchair-accessible. Take TriMet bus #4 or the MAX Yellow Line.

The Facebook event page is here.

Proper depends on neighbors to support their mission of uniting community across all lines. They receive support from local businesses, community foundations, individual donors, and volunteers. To donate, go to properusa.org and click “donate now”. To volunteer, go to properusa.org/get-involved.

The Proper Thanksgiving Feast-ival is a safe space for community members of any race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, ability, nation of origin, age, and religion.

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