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5K Jingle Bell run to benefit Friendship Trays, honor 2 longtime volunteers

Honoring Jimmie and Margaret In 2004, when Lawrence Mahool and Marcus Nance were starting out, two of the industry professionals they looked up to the most were Jimmie Basinger and Margaret Morrison. These two were tireless sponsors and volunteers for Friendship Trays, taking time each week from their busy schedules to deliver meals to those […]

California Closets to match customers’ donations to Friendship Trays

Dec. 4, 2020 California Closets in Charlotte is offering its customers a matching gift opportunity as its way of supporting Friendship Trays: Make a purchase, and then, when you make a donation at the Friendship Trays website between now and Dec. 25, your donation will be matched by California Closets. The company will match donations […]

Forging ahead, despite the uncertainties

July 17, 2020 Here we are, still in the throes of a pandemic and with ever increasing uncertainty about what lies ahead for our community and beyond. The good news here at Friendship Trays is, we are forging ahead. We are operating with still limited capacity, but continue to feed our most vulnerable clients. We […]

We need your help building during this pandemic

June 11, 2020 We are grateful for your support to serve those in our community in need of home-delivered meals. As we increase the number of recipients served during COVID-19, we are slowly adding a few volunteer drivers to support our operations. These volunteers are following strict safety procedures and we continue to make no-contact […]

Gardeners of all ages: Show us what’s growing

May 3, 2020 While the Friendship Trays kitchen is inaccessible to volunteers’ cameras, we’re featuring on this website photos from area gardens. And we’d love for you to send us pictures that you’ve taken in your garden this year. When the sun is bright and you see something delightful, pull out your phone and send […]