Operation Turkey

Supporting Prince William families for Thanksgiving

Operation Turkey provides Thanksgiving meals to more than 800 families in the Greater Prince William area who would not otherwise have been able to join in the festivities.

Donate Food:
Coordinate a food drive with your office, family, church, civic group, sports team or neighborhood!

Suggested Items: canned vegetables, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, cornbread/muffin mix, canned pumpkin, potatoes, Bisquick, canned fruit/applesauce, rice, soup, pasta and sauces, coffee/tea/cocoa, boxed desserts, Jello/pudding, peanut butter and jelly, sugar and flour.

Food donations are still being accepted for general holiday meals at our Hunger Resource Center:
10058 Dean Dr.
Manassas, VA 20110

Make a Monetary Donation:
Just $50 provides a complete holiday meal to a family of four. Donate online or via check payable to “NVFS” with “Operation Turkey” on the memo line. Our administrative address:

Northern Virginia Family Service
attn: Holiday Initiatives
10455 White Granite Drive, Suite 100
Oakton, VA 22124.

Donate Today

Please note, should contributions for Operation Turkey exceed our budgeted need, gifts will be directed to where they are needed most in the mission to help children and families living in poverty throughout Northern Virginia.

Donate Grocery Store Cards:
Families may also wish to purchase perishable items, such as turkey or other fresh produce. NVFS recommends Shoppers Food Warehouse gift cards, but all grocery gift cards are welcome. Please send gift cards to:

Northern Virginia Family Service
ATTN: Operation Turkey
10455 White Granite Drive, Suite 100
Oakton, VA 22124

Register early! We always have lots of enthusiastic volunteers, and slots fill quickly. Volunteers help sort and organize food, prepare meal packages and assist at distribution. This is a popular volunteer event and great family-friendly opportunity.

Thank you to all of our 2016 Operation Turkey donors and volunteers! Thanks to you, more than 800 families in the Greater Prince William area now have the supplies for a full Thanksgiving meal.