How to Help this Holiday Season: Volunteer & Giving Opportunities in Brooklyn

As we head into a most unusual holiday season, we at PSP hope you’ll join us in supporting those who have been hit hardest by the pandemic and its effects on poverty,  food insecurity,  and housing insecurity. No matter your age, skillset, or availability, there’s an opportunity for you to donate some time or money to lend a hand this holiday season.


Helping a Food Pantry This Thanksgiving

Supporting a food pantry is a great way to help New Yorker in need. It’s also an easy way for kids to learn about the importance of helping others. A food drive is a great way to involve even young children. You can collect food as a family, with a group of friends or in your child’s class at school. Here are some local food pantries to consider...

The Park Slope Parents Guide to Thanksgiving

Whether you're heading out of town, relaxing at home,  or braving the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, PSP has tips to help your family have a wonderful experience this holiday season!

By the way—Park Slope Parents is thankful for YOU! If you're not yet a part of the PSP community, join here.

Ways to Give this Thanksgiving: 2022 Edition

Here are opportunities to give back locally this Thanksgiving season! Keep checking back as we update this page.

Not yet a member of Park Slope Parents? Join us today to connect with fellow do-gooders on the Volunteer Group and Activist Group!

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Thanksgiving at Home

Parents share their cooking tips, recipes, decoration ideas & more for making a fun and festive Thanksgiving Dinner at home...

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The Night Before The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Watch the Balloon Inflation

Get a sneak peek of the Macy's Day Parade & watching the balloons get inflated the afternoon before! Many PSP members suggest this as a great alternative to the parade-watching experience.  Here are tips, information & more...


Don't be a Traffic Turkey this Thanksgiving

Tips for traveling in and out of New York and the 'Slope over the Thanksgiving period.

The Thanksgiving Day Parade: So Worth It

Here are PSP members' best tips for enjoying the parade with kids!

For 2022, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place on Thursday, November 24th, 9:00am - 12:00pm, live from NYC, on NBC, or streaming on Peacock. Learn more here!