For Immediate Release: November 21, 2018

For 20 Thanksgivings SMUD employees volunteer to deliver for Meals on Wheels

Story: Nearly 90 SMUD employees, along with their families—some 150 volunteers in all—will prepare, package and deliver 500 Thanksgiving Day meals for Sacramento area residents Thanksgiving morning. About 40 additional employees and their families will deliver the Meals on Wheels along with some holiday cheer to homebound seniors.

Visuals: Hundreds of Thanksgiving meals being prepared and packaged assembly line style by SMUD Employees’ Association (SEA) volunteers who will load and deliver them.

Specifics:

Date:

TOMORROW, THANKSGIVING DAY,

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Time:

7:00 a.m. – Preparation of the meal packages

 

8:30 a.m. – Employees begin loading and delivering the meals

Location:  

59th Street, Building G (between S Street and Folsom Boulevard)

Background:

For 20 years now, SEA volunteers have enthusiastically prepared and delivered hearty Meals on Wheels to Sacramento County seniors who would not otherwise be able to have a holiday meal on Thanksgiving Day.

Nearly 1,500 SMUD employees voluntarily participate in SEA, a non-profit organization that promotes fraternity and fellowship among members by conducting educational, social and recreational activities.

SMUD SEA volunteers

This is the 20th Thanksgiving that volunteering SMUD employees and family members have prepared and delivered holiday dinners to the area’s homebound seniors. About 200 SMUD Employees’ Association volunteers will spend Thanksgiving morning up before dawn preparing, packing and delivering for Meals on Wheels. Photo: SMUD.

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