'Tis the season for giving, and these locations are cooking up a feast for those in need! Below is a list of charities and churches in the Orlando area that are serving free Thanksgiving dinners. Please share with anyone you know who is in need of a free meal this Thanksgiving.
Holm's Helpings From the Heart at the Salvation Army
Eric Holms, the owner of several Golden Corral restaurants, is cooking enough for 20,000 people. Thanksgiving dinner is free to anyone who shows up! Carry-out and delivery dinners are also available for nursing homes, shut-ins, and local churches.
When & Where: 400 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Gymnasium, November 23, 11 am- 5 pm
Orlando Union Rescue Mission's Great Thanksgiving Banquet
Volunteers will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner of turkey and gravy, green beans, sweet potatoes and dessert. Packages of socks, undergarments and hygiene items donated by local schools, churches, businesses and individuals will also be handed out.
When & Where: 410 W. Central Blvd, Orlando, Men's Center, November 22, 10 am- 2 pm
One Heart for Women and Children
This organization is handing out 400 meals to those in need. Diners can either eat on site or take a meal to go.
When & Where: 628 W. Anderson St, Orlando, November 23, 10 am- 11 am
Community Methodist Church
The Community Methodist Church in Casselberry is serving a free community Thanksgiving meal. Reservations are required. Call 407-831-3777 for more information.
When & Where: 4921 S. U.S. Highway 17-92, Casselberry, Fellowship Hall, November 23, 11 am
Christ the King Episcopal Church
Christ the King Episcopal Church is also serving a free community Thanksgiving meal. Reservations are required. Call 407-277-1151 for more information.
When & Where: 26 Willow Drive, Orlando, November 23, 12 pm
Matthew's Hope Ministries
Matthew's Hope Ministries will serve a Free Thanksgiving Day meals will be handed out for homeless individuals and families in the west Orange County area.
When & Where: 1460 Daniels Road, Winter Garden, November 23, 1 pm
I wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Visit The Orlando Sentinel for more information about places serving free Thanksgiving dinners.