One Table Huntsville – a free, shared Thanksgiving season meal to bring Huntsvillians closer together – is set Nov. 21 in Big Spring Park.
“All of Huntsville is invited to promote unity and diversity during this time of rapid growth and expansion throughout the city, just in time for the holiday season,” according to a Village of Promise statement.
The meal will “make meaningful connections in this city that’s now voted the #1 place to live,” according to the Village of Promise statement. “All are invited to come share a meal with someone new. Food is provided free of charge and the table is for everyone.”
The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The meal is catered and there will be a vegan option. If it rains, First Baptist Church, 600 Governors Drive, will host the event.
Village of Promise is a Family Advancement Center founded to help children and families in high-poverty neighborhoods. Its mission is to help families advance out of “the cycle of poverty using a two generational approach.”
The center offers educational programs individually targeted to help families in “four key areas of their lives: education, social and emotional growth, physical health and wellness and professional development.”
This is the third year in a row for the meal and more than two dozen Huntsville companies are sponsors. More information about Village of Promise is available here.