With the way the economy is in today’s world, not everyone is fortunate enough to have a full Thanksgiving dinner. That’s why so many places offer free Thanksgiving dinners to the less fortunate. If you find yourself located in Metro Detroit, Michigan and you don’t know how you will provide dinner for your family this year, then you can stop at one of these locations. If you’re looking for a place to donate your time and energy, these places are also looking for wonderful volunteers.
St. Constance Catholic Church
Nov 25th 1:00-3:30pm
If you’re hungry or just don’t want to spend the holidays alone, you can stop by this church and have a great meal with a bunch of great people. This church is offering a meal of turkey, ham and all the trimmings. This church is located on Kinyon Street in Taylor, Michigan. They are also looking for people to volunteer their time or to donate extra food.
The Salvation Army Downriver
Nov 25th 11:00am-1:00pm
The Salvation Army just newly opened up their new lunch at the Sal soup kitchen last year. They decided to start serving free Thanksgiving dinners as well on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone is welcome, no income checks or anything of this nature. Just show up hungry and enjoy a nice hot meal with some great people. This Salvation Army is located in Wyandotte, Michigan on Biddle Avenue.
Senior Alliance Holiday Meals
This program is a little different then the rest. This is holiday meals for only homebound seniors. They offer Christmas meals, Thanksgiving, Easter and Labor Day delivery. They will make the meals and volunteers will deliver them to the seniors home so they can have a nice hot meal at least a few times a year. They are located in Wayne, Michigan.
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
Nov 25th 11:00am-2:00pm
The goodwill offers a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Along with that you will find they offer a lot of extra information and employment training and different career services. Show up for a nice Turkey dinner and they will also give you lots of great information on how you can find a job. They are located on Woodward in Detroit, Michigan.
The Salvation Army
Breakfast and Dinner
You shouldn’t have to wait for dinner time to eat a nice meal. This Salvation Army offers a free hot breakfast from 5am-9:30am. They also offer a Thanksgiving dinner from 11am-6pm. Along with that they are also offering gloves, hats, toiletry kits, socks and backpacks with school supplies. The school supplies are for the kids only. This is all offered at the Salvation Army located at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan.