Thanksgiving is Thurday, November 28, 2013. Below is a list of Minnesota churches and organizations offering a free Thanksgiving Meal to those in need of a warm, welcoming place to celebrate. Includes Twin Cities Metro area and beyond – if you know of any additional locations, please post in comments section below.
Many of these organizations are also seeking volunteer help and/or donations.
Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving!
The College of St. Scholastica
Attn: Thanksgiving Buffet Fund
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth MN, 55811
November 28, 2013 (Thursday). Worship & Thanksgiving Meal. 1 pm. Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and School, located at 1123 Marsh Street in Mankato. Worship at 10 am, Meal to follow at 11 am. http://www.kjly.com/comcal.php
Free Meal for Homeless Youth (age 21 and under), AEGIS FOUNDATION. November 28, 2013 (Thursday) 12-5 pm (meal served from 1-3 pm). Bring your photo ID to ARIA at 105 North 1st Street in Minneapolis. Music, games, free bus tokens, and you can enter to win one of two bikes from Full Cycle Bike Shop.
The MINNEAPOLIS AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER Powwow and Thanksgiving Feast. November 28, 2013 (Thursday) 12-2 pm. 15th and Franklin Ave, Minneapolis. There will also be a coat give away.
LYNDALE Community Dinner Thanksgiving Eve Feast. November 27, 2013 (Wednesday) 6-7 pm. Zion Lutheran Church: 128 W 33rd Street (33rd/Blaisdell) Minneapolis, MN 55408. (612) 824-1017. $3 Per Person, $6 Per Family Suggested Donation (No one turned away due to inability to contribute)
MARIE SANDVICK Center Free Thanksgiving Meal: November 28, 2013 (Thursday) 11 am- 2 pm. 1112 East Franklin Avenue Minneapolis. (612) 870-9617. http://mariesandvikcenter.org/
See Events Page for Marie Sandvick’s Worship Schedule, 12 Step Program, Community Dinner, Clothing Give Aways, Movies, Bible Study and More: http://mariesandvikcenter.org/calendar/
PEPITOS- Thanksgiving Meal. November 28, 2013 (Thursday) 10 am- 3pm. 48th and Chicago, Minneapolis.
NORTH ST. PAUL:
North Haven Church Thanksgiving Meal- November 28, 2013 (Thursday) 12-2. 2240 15th Avenue East North St Paul, MN (Off McKnight and Hwy 36). (651) 777-1384. http://www.northhavenchurch.org
Bierstube’s Happy Thanksgiving Free Meal: November 28, 2013 (Thursday). 12-2 pm. 7121 10th Street North, Oakdale. (651) 731-8381. Call Jodi for reservations: (651) 271-4961.
TWIN CITIES METRO AREA:
Loaves & Fishes – Join us for Thanksgiving Dinner!
Additionally, our dining site in Coon Rapids (at the Salvation Army Harvest Corps – click for a map)will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, November 27 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. but will be closed on Thanksgiving day.
November 28, 2013 (Thursday). 11 am-1 pm. “Sharing Our Bounty” annual free Thanksgiving Dinner. Wildcats Restaurant, located at 37 South Broadway in Wells. http://www.kjly.com/comcal.php
WHITE BEAR LAKE:
Bierstube’s Happy Thanksgiving Free Meal: November 28, 2013 (Thursday). 12-2 pm. 2670 East County Road E, White Bear Lake (near Century). (651) 773-5854. Call Jodi for reservations: (651) 271-4961. http://thebierstube.com/locations/white-bear-lake/
Victory Celebration Family Church Free Thanksgiving Meal: November 28, 2013 (Thursday). 11:30 am and 1:00 pm. 2600 East County Road E (near Century, Lower Level or Back Parking Lot) Please Register at (651) 483-9999 or online at http://www.myvcc.com/ThanksgivingRegistration