This. I couldn't agree more. Definitely something to consider, and a very wholesome way to spend the holiday, if not with family. Agree 100%.
Originally Posted by nephinfan
I had one year where I couldn't get home for Thanksgiving and had to be alone. So, instead of sitting around, I decided to volunteer at a soup kitchen who was preparing/serving meals to those less fortunate. I actually had a lot of fun, and went back to do it again the following year. Some of those individuals had such a great personality and were all-around happy people, even with some of the hardships they've been through. That was one of the best Thanksgiving holidays I ever had.