'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.

7 Places Serving Free Thanksgiving Meals in Central Florida

Holm's Helpings From the Heart: For the 26th consecutive year, 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!

When: 11 am on Nov. 22nd 
Where: Salvation Army at 400 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL.

Life Community Church: The congregation on Dillard Road in Eustis will prepare and serve its seventh annual community Thanksgiving meal at Long John Silver’s. Seating is free and open to the public.

When: 11 am to 2 pm on Nov. 22nd
Where: Long John Silver’s at 2880 S. Bay St. Eustis, FL.

International Center for Torah Studies: the Center will host a free Thanksgiving meal to homeless veterans and military families in need. Care packages will be handed out.Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call 352-989-5847.

When: 10 am to 4 pm on Nov. 22nd 
Where: 183 N. U.S. Highway 27, Clermont, FL next to the Citrus Tower. Click here for directions.

Knights of Columbus of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church: the Knights of Columbus of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church will have its annual KOC Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving meal. Details: 352-394-3562.

When: 11 am to 2 pm on Nov 22nd
Where: 720 12th St. Clermont, FL in the church social hall

Men's Care Center: the Men's Care Center, a ministry of First Baptist Church of Leesburg, will serve a free Thanksgiving meal. Details: 352-787-9904.

When: 2 pm on Nov. 22. 
Where: 1309 High St., Leesburg, FL

St. Philip Lutheran Church: St. Philip Lutheran Church will host its 12th annual Community Thanksgiving Day dinner. The free traditional meal with all the trimmings is open to the public, but reservations are required. To reserve a seat, call 352-383-5402.

When: 12 pm on Nov. 22
Where: 1050 Boyd Drive, Mount Dora, FL

Bay Street Baptist Church: Bay Street Baptist Church is having a free Community Thanksgiving Banquet with two sittings, at The meal is open to the public, but due to limited seating reservations are required. Call 352-589-5838.

When: There will be two seatings: 11 am and 12 pm. Both on Nov. 22.
Where: 37181 Florida 19, Umatilla, FL


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Source: Orlando Sentinel

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