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The Main Project is a community initiative empowering youth with opportunities locally. With a hands-on approach, they are determined to help those in need, especially this Thanksgiving. They aim to provide families with resources and support to help individuals reach their goals.

Currently, the Main Project is planning a food drive. This event is in partnership with the Racine Police Department and Orchestrating Good. Additionally, members of the community are welcome to participate in the donation drive.

The goal of the food drive is to bless families who are in need by providing a Thanksgiving dinner for them. This event is taking place now until Nov. 21. Donations will be delivered on Nov. 23.

Getting involved with this Thanksgiving event is a great way to give back and celebrate the holidays.

Donations Accepted

There are different ways to give back during the holiday season. The following are ways you can help make The Main Project Food Drive a success:

  • Food donations:
    • Turkey, ham, roasted chicken, canned vegetables, mac & cheese, stuffing/dressing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, rolls, dessert, etc.
  • Cash/Gift card donations
  • Online donations:
    • Click here to donate.
    • When submitting an online donation, an option to add a note will display, please enter “thanksgiving” as the note so that the donations are given to this project.

Donation Drop Off

Donations should be dropped off at The Main Project & Café on State, 1014 State Street. These donations can be dropped off between 7 a.m and 2 p.m. daily.

More information about The Main Project can be found on their Facebook page here.


If you are someone in need or if you know of a family in need, please refer these individuals to Deontrae Mayfield, the owner of The Main Project. Mayfield will work with the Racine Police Department to make sure that they receive a Thanksgiving meal.


Check out and contact The Main Project & Café via their Facebook page.

Contact Lieutenant Powell from the Racine Police Department by emailing for additional help.

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Your contribution is appreciated.

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