Can you provide more details about the food for the Community Cookout?

Here are some things to know about food for the community cookout:


  • We will provide free food to the community for this event.  
    • We will begin serving at 12pm. 
    • Food options will include, grilled, smoked, baked chicken , grilled vegetables ,  baked beans,
    • Will have water and soft drinks available at no cost. 
  • You are welcome to bring your own food if you would like to. 
  • There may be vendors there 

Vendors with Items For Purchase

  • There may be vendors there with food products such as desserts ,snow cones etc. 


Please be reminded absolutely NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES are allowed at this event , or in the park. 


Food & Beverage Contributions

If you would like to contribute to help please send an email to

Some of the items we need contributed include: 

  • Chicken (Leg quarters)
  • Hot dog buns
  • Beef Hotdogs 
  • Baked Beans
  • Bottled Water
  • Vegetables(Corn on cob, Cucumber, zucchini )
  • Condiments(ketchup, 
  • Barbecue Sauce 
  • Pans, Foil , Etc 
  • Napkins

If you would like donate goods directly to be contributed towards the community cookout, we are accepting donations from the general public for :

  • Water
  • Chips(packs/boxes of individual bags) 
  • Soda / Gatorade

To keep consistency of items, and safety of preparation these are the only items we are accepting direct donations for from the general public. If you by chance or a store that would like to donate a significant amount of an item (baked beans, fresh chicken, hot dogs) then please contact us as we will make exceptions in this case as it will allow us to keep the consistency and safety for the attendees of Malcolm X Day Community Cookout

To arrange for delivery or pickup of items you would like to donate, please send an email to and indicate you would like to donate and what you would like to donate. 

If you would instead like to contribute financially to assist with the purchase of items, you can do so below :

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This event is being put on and funded by non profit organization THE CEO MIND Foundation.