HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The holidays are quickly approaching, believe it or not, and everyone deserves a Thanksgiving meal to celebrate the holiday. Below we've compiled a list of places that are offering free meals or deals to the community to celebrate the holiday.
Huntsville: On Wednesday and Thursday, November 24 and 25, 2021, the Downtown Rescue Mission will host its annual ‘Great Thanksgiving Banquet.’ The banquet will be held at the Mission, located at 1400 Evangel Drive, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on both days. This banquet is open to anyone in need who would like to have a delicious Thanksgiving meal. The meal will be a ‘traditional’ one – turkey, stuffing, cranberries, vegetables and of course pumpkin pie. There are expected to be 100 volunteers on hand to help serve the lunch on Wednesday and Thursday.
- The city of Guntersville will be hosting a community Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Guntersville First United Methodist Church. Meals are free and can be picked up or delivered, if needed, to the Guntersville Area only. Order meals by calling 256-582-2011 by NOVEMBER 23 (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving). For more information, visit the City of Guntersville's Facebook page here.
- Let Metro Diner make Thanksgiving easy and delicious with their Heat and Serve Holiday Feasts To-Go that feed up to eight featuring fresh Roasted Turkey or Maple Glazed Baked Ham with bountiful sides to enjoy around your table, along with limited time festive specials. All diners will remain open on Thanksgiving Day for Holiday Feast pick-ups and table service until 2:30 pm. For more information or to place your starting Nov. 2, visit https://metrodiner.com/. All seasonal specials are available in the diner or to-go option include: stuffing waffle with turkey, sausage & gravy chicken tenders waffle, festive holiday dinner, holiday feats to-go, or a gift card special.
- Mark Young and Heavenly Pizza will be preparing a free Thanksgiving Day meal that will be given out on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM as well as the evening before at the Henagar Community Center in Henagar. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/henagar-alabama/community-thanksgiving-dinner/216440607267140/.
- The Salvation Army in Florence will be providing to-go hot plates on Thanksgiving Day. For more information, stay up-to-date with their Facebook page here.
- Holy Smokes, The Gathering Church of God, and Pathway Baptist Church will be offering Thanksgiving dinners on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Holy Smokes BBQ in Scottsboro.
- The Downtown Rescue Mission and Raytheon in Huntsville will be serving 1,000 boxes for free (first come, first serve) on November 21, from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the Downtown Rescue Mission.
- The Manna House in Huntsville will be providing a community dinner at 12:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day at the Rock Church. People are welcome to come in person, drive-by & pick-up, and deliveries can be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, phone number, and the number of meals needed. Deliveries will be made between 11:30 and 12:30 PM.
- The Rose of Sharon in Huntsville will serve meals starting at 11:00 AM on November 25.
This list will continue to be updated as we receive more information about events. If you know of an event or would like your event to be added to the list, please email us at email@example.com!