When it comes to helping those in need, the strong Southcoast community is always willing to lend a hand.... here's how you can help!

On Friday December 15th, join in on a delicious meal while helping out families in need during the annual Friends Helping Families event.

The dinner will be held for a third year, and all of the proceeds will be used to help families in great need or those who have fallen on hard times during this holiday season.

The night will be packed with delicious food, music, and raffles donated by local businesses. The dinner is a three course meal consisting of tossed salad, steak sirloin tips, and artisan cupcakes.

Tickets are $12 for one three course meal dinner, $120 for a table for ten, and $240 for a table for twenty. If you are a business and would like to supper the fundraised with a gift card or basket for the raffle, your business will be recognized as a supporter of the fundraiser.

The event will be take place on December 15th from 6 PM - 8 PM at The Moose Lodge in New Bedford. Make sure to head out for a night of fun while supporting a great cause!