Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen on Thanksgiving or Christmas — and When to Sign Up Instead | 22 Words

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen on Thanksgiving or Christmas — and When to Sign Up Instead

he holidays are right around the corner, and that means we're all looking forward to a few of our favorite things. On our to-do list: eating delicious food, attending family get-togethers, and helping those in need.

But we may want to rethink the last item.

Looking around to see how we can give back to the community during Thanksgiving is a priority for many. And because of this, soup kitchens are prime spots for eager volunteers to gather. But those who staff kitchens and food banks year-round now say that others should reevaluate volunteering on Thanksgiving itself.

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