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For just $35, you can help make sure ALL FAMILIES enjoy a Thanksgiving meal

When you think of your favorite Thanksgiving treats, things like “grandma’s stuffing” or “my mom’s green beans” might come to mind. But what makes those treats so tasty isn’t just the food, but enjoying them around the table WITH your … Continue reading

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If you are wondering who received Thanksgiving meals this year…

Today, 3,100 families are sharing a Thanksgiving meal because of your support of Aurora Family Service Family to Family Thanksgiving. If you are wondering who received these meals this year, you know them. They are best known as mom, dad, … Continue reading

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Memory of Thanksgiving spent alone moves Aurora caregiver to share with others

On October 2nd, everyone passing a conference room in the Aurora Women’s Pavilion could smell roast turkey, mashed potatoes and freshly baked pumpkin pie. Staff eagerly entered the room to celebrate an early Thanksgiving prepared by fellow caregiver Joyce Johnson, Patient … Continue reading

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Family to Family Thanksgiving: 3,100 families need your help

Throughout the holidays, celebrations and rituals, such as preparing a home-cooked meal, promote strength during tough times. Over the past 17 years, Aurora Family Service has provided ingredients for 49,000 disadvantaged families to prepare a Thanksgiving meal in their home. This year, we … Continue reading

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Historic Pabst Mansion gathering celebrates cherished family traditions

On a chilly November evening, Aurora Family Service (AFS)  hosted a traditional, family-style holiday dinner at the historic Pabst Mansion to benefit the Family-to-Family Thanksgiving program, as well as to remember the century-old practice that was its inspiration. At the … Continue reading

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Caregivers give back: AFS Family to Family Thanksgiving

If there is one steadfast truth that comes into focus each fall at Aurora it’s this: Aurora Family Service loves the Aurora Partnership Campaign, and everyone else at Aurora loves Aurora Family Service. With over 90 percent participation most years … Continue reading

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