THANKSGIVING MEALS OR FOOD ONLY
METRO DETROIT & WAYNE COUNTY
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Phone: Call 2-1-1
Joy of Jesus Ministry
P.O. Box 32211
Detroit MI 48213
Each year Joy of Jesus reaches out to 100 needy families and provides a Thanksgiving meal with
a turkey and all the fixings. We also work with "Here’s Life Inner City" (the urban ministry of Campus
Crusade for Christ) and up to 25 other inner city churches and community organizations to package
up to 2,000 Thanksgiving meals for Detroit needy families. This is used as an opportunity to reach
out and witness through Word and deed the good news of Jesus Christ.
Wings of Love Missionary Baptist Church
17133 John R
7th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner
3426 Puritan Ave.
The R.O.S.E. Ministry of Church will be offering a free, full-course Thanksgiving dinner on
to anyone in the community who is alone or has no other place to go.
The meals will be served at the church. Community volunteers are welcome
to help seat and serve.
Beacon Baptist Church
Taylor, MI 48180
Free PRE-Thanksgiving Dinner that is open & welcome to all!
MUST have reservations either by phone or online; seating is limited.
St. Joseph Catholic Church & St. Vincent dePaul
2565 Third Street (at the corner of Elm and Third)
Trenton, MI 48183
Phone: 734-676-9082 Anastasia
Each Thanksgiving, residents create dinner baskets that include a full Thanksgiving Day
meal and also contain items such as plates, tablecloths and centerpieces.
Community Lutheran Church
23984 Gibraltar Road
Flat Rock, MI 48134
Phone: 734-782-0563 Call on Wednesdays
Serves Flat Rock and Brownstown residents ONLY.
St. Constance Church
Taylor, MI 48180
Phone: 313-291-4050 (Nancy) please make reservations
Serving turkey and ham on Free will donation.
Rockwood First Congregational Church
22600 Mather Street
Rockwood, MI 48173
Website: down right now
Holds an annual Thanksgiving Eve 17th century period dinner and Puritan worship service.
The dinner and service are free and open to the public. Dinner includes a number of Pilgrim-era
dishes as well as contemporary dishes. Members and friends of the congregation will take on
historic roles to bring the time to life.
Grosse Ile Rotary & Sacred Heart Parish Family
21599 Parke Lane
Grosse Ile MI
Join us for a free Thanksgiving Dinner on November from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.!
R.S.V.P. with time and how many guests. Transportation is available!
Ball Road Baptist Tabernacle Church
Contact Person: Alan Richards
7007 Ball Road (between Middlebelt & Merriman Roads)
Romulus MI 48174
Thanksgiving dinner being held Saturday, Nov. beginning at 3 p.m.
Plymouth Salvation Army
9450 S. Main
Currently accepting applications for Thanksgiving assistance through Wednesday,
Nov. . The Corps plans to feed up to 500 families for Thanksgiving.
Senior Alliance Holiday Meals 1C
The Senior Alliance
3850 Second Street Suite 201
Wayne, MI 48184
Phone: 734-722-2830 OR 800-815-1112
This program provides hot festive meals to homebound seniors age 60 & over OR disabled
people on Thanksgiving as well as Christmas, Easter and Labor Day (see below). SAHM
is supported primarily through private donations. Meals are delivered by volunteers.
Detroit Area Agency on Aging 1A (SEE BELOW)
1333 Brewery Park Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48207
(same as above)
Area Agency on Aging 1B
29100 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 400
Southfield, MI 48034
Phone: 248-350-2255 OR 800-852-7795
39090 Garfield Suite 102
Clinton Twp,. MI 48038
Phone: 586-226-0309 OR 800-852-7795
14930 LaPlaisance Suite 130
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: 734-241-2012 OR 800-852-7795
3941 Research Park Drive Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 734-213-6704 OR 800-852-7795
(same as above)
Holiday Meals on Wheels
Detroit Area Agency on Aging
Detroit, MI 48207
This program provides meals to homebound seniors on
Thanksgiving as well as other holidays.
Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
Phone: 313-345-9942 Mother Joan Jones
The Church of the Firstborn
Church of the Messiah
231 E. Grand Blvd.
Phone: 313-567-1158 ext. 0
Fourth annual Thanksgiving event. All are welcome
to celebrate this festive holiday with us. Entertainment
will be part of the event. Free.
The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Annual Breakfast
Phone: 313-361-6136 OR 877-725-6424
Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
on Thanksgiving Day
Gloves and hats will be distributed to homeless people.
Dinner is also distributed via the Bed & Bread Truck program
Bishop Murphy Council
Knights of Columbus Hall
22040 Ryan (south of 9 Mile)
Warren, MI 48091
St. Patrick Senior Center
Westminister Church of Detroit
17567 Hubbell (at W. Outer Drive)
Detroit, MI 48235
Phone: 313-341-2697 #10
Serving approximately 3,000 persons
on Thanksgiving Day, 201 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PO Box 231135
Detroit, MI 48223
Capuchin Soup Kitchen
4390 Conner (between Mack and Warren)
Phone: 313-822-8606 ext. 17
Capuchin Services Centers
Neighborhood Service Organization
220 Bagley #1200
Detroit, MI 48226
Thankful Enough to Give Program:
Malcolm X Academy
3350 John C. Lodge Freeway (corner of Third)
South Eastern Michigan Indians, Inc.
Center Line, MI 48015
Holds a Thanksgiving Day Feast open to anyone who wants to come!
Those who find Dearborn or Taylor to be more convenient, might want to head over to Leon's
Family Dining Restaurant. Free dinners will be available for everyone at the location at 23830
Michigan Avenue in Dearborn (313-563-3713) and at the restaurant at 8787 Telegraph Road in
Taylor (313-299-0967). The meals will be available on
Southfield Road Baptist Church at 14880 Southfield Road in Allen Park is offering a free brunch
from 10 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving Day, 201 . All are welcome to stay and watch football, play
games or socialize until a free dinner is served at 2 p.m.
Big League Brews, 20428 Ecorse Road in Taylor will offer a free dinner on Thanksgiving Day 201
from 3 p.m. or until the food runs out.
George's Senate Coney Island at 39430 Dun rovin Drive in Northville is also serving a free dinner
on Thursday, Nov. 26th, 201 all day to anyone who doesn't have plans!
Ram's Horn Restaurant at 1990 S.Rochester Road & Hamlin in Rochester Hills, 48301 are holding
a free Thanksgiving dinner for those needy on Monday, November
Romulus House Restaurant will offer a free Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, November th,
201 from 4 to 8 p.m. A donation to the local goodfellows chapter is optional. It is located at 9110
Wayne Road (corner of Wayne & Wick Roads) in Romulus 48174.
Each year the brothers host the free holiday meal with 2 goals, to feed the people who can't afford
a nice dinner and to seek donations to benefit the Romulus Goodfellows from those who can.
Faith in Action
603 S. Main
Faith In Action (FIA) is a community funded, faith based assistance and resource center for those
who need a helping hand. We serve the area within the Chelsea and Dexter school districts.
St. Mark Catholic Church
Good Samaritan Coalition
4401 Bart Street
Warren, MI 48091
24140 Mound Road
Phone: 586- 754-7400
Salvation Army-Mt. Clemens
55 Church Street
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
Serving Thanksgiving dinner at both locations on Wednesday at noon.
Closed on Thanksgiving.
11200 Eleven Mile Road (just west of Hoover)
Warren, MI 48089
Serving free dinner on from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with coffee & dessert.
Eighth Annual Free Thanksgiving Day Meal
Knights of Columbus
22040 Ryan Road (South of 9 Mile Road)
Warren, MI 48091
Phone: 586-484-1184 OR 586-431-4884
Free Thanksgiving dinner on from Noon to 2 p.m. for the first 250 people.
VFW Post 2358
25671 Gratiot Ave.
Roseville, MI 48066
Free Thanksgiving dinner on
Extended Hand Charity
4130 24 Mile Road
Shelby Twp., MI 48316
Providing Thanksgiving boxes to those in need of help in Macomb county.
See website for more info!
Grace Episcopal Church
115 Main (corner of Main & Church Street)
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
Serving dinner on Tuesday, Nov.
Independence Auto Repair
28775 Van Dyke
Warren, MI 4809
For the second year, Independence Auto Repair’s Warren location will be serving free hot meals
for those in need on . Located at 28775 Van Dyke Avenue,
just south of Twelve Mile Road, and with a menu of warm ham, baked potatoes, corn, green beans,
and other traditional Thanksgiving items, the team from the three Independence locations are excited
to be able to feed as many people as needed. For more information about this event, please contact
Bill Pash at the Warren location at 586-751-4440.
Macomb ALANO Club
20900 Cass Avenue
Clinton Twp., MI 49036
Will hold their annual Thanksgiving Day POTLUCK on Thursday, Nov. th, 201 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Besides contributing a dish, cost is $3 for non-members and $2 for kids aged 10 and under.
Members of Monroe International Association of Fire Fighters Local 326 will serve Thanksgiving Dinner
on Wednesday, Nov., from 3 to 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, parish hall. This tradition
of Monroe's first responders serving needy families in the Monroe area goes back many years. Last year more than 800 meals were served during a four-hour time frame, and the committee reports they expect
the attendance will increase this year. Santa Claus will make an appearance. Anyone in need of a free
dinner ticket can request one from United Way of Monroe County, office, 216 N. Monroe St. Monroe, MI
48162. For information, call 734-242-1331. (Meals are served on the hour beginning at 3 p.m.)
2020 S. Custer Rd.
Will host a Thanksgiving dinner for homeless and needy starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday Nov.
This is the 36th annual dinner, and is organized by the Steve, Sue and Peter Stylianou family in memory
of Sue’s son, Michael Asley. More than 600 people attend every year, some of whom learn about it through fliers sent to area schools.
The Ash-Carleton Goodfellows have announced sign-up details for their Thanksgiving basket project.
All applications are due Nov. 4, 201 and this assistance program is limited to residents of Ash Township
or Village of Carleton. The distribution date is Nov. . “Proper ID” will be requested at pickup time.
For information, call Glenna at 734-819-4801.
Monroe Alliance Church
3975 S. Custer Road
A Community Thanksgiving Service for Monroe will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday Nov.
The House of Restoration
1110 E. Second St.,
Phone: 734-625-1993 Pastor Mike
Has announced it will host a Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday Nov. Doors open at 5 p.m.;
All are welcome to attend. This is a free event.
Thanksgiving Food Giveaway will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Nov.
at Crossroads Community Church, 6960 Sylvania-Petersburg Rd., Ottawa Lake, Mich.,49267.
No registration is required. This event is hosted with the support of the Ottawa Lake-area churches.
This will be a drive-through event, one complete Thanksgiving meal will be given at no charge to each
212 Baldwin Avenue
Thanksgiving baskets to Pontiac families in need.
Oxford Orion FISH
487 First Street
P.O. Box 732
Oxford Twp., MI 48361
Because of our generous neighbors, FISH offers a Thanksgiving and Easter dinners;
AngelFISH which provides Christmas gifts for qualified children, & Easter baskets.
Lighthouse of Oakland County
46156 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac, MI 48342
Troy People Concerned COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN BY 11/01/2016!!
2045 Austin Drive
Troy, MI 48083
Holiday baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Baskets for Troy residents. Call between 9 a.m.
and 1 p.m. Troy resident's only – low income (150% of poverty), all ages. Thanksgiving applications
accepted now – first come first serve. Christmas applications now – please call to request application.
Good Shepherd Coalition 201 Holiday Assistance Program
Fraser, MI 48026
We worked with 211 and many agencies and churches to reduce the number of duplicate requests
for help. Documentation will be required. We will need to see your photo ID, current utility bill for your
current address, DHS Bridge card approval paperwork (current within 6 months) and children's original
birth certificates. We ask that you not be registered with any other agency for these gifts. We work with
the United Way (211) database to prevent duplication of services.
Grace Centers of Hope
35 E. Huron
536 N. Perry
Faith in Action
603 S. Main Street
Thanksgiving baskets for those living in the Chelsea school district.
FIA Dexter Food Pantry
7931 Grand St.
Dexter, Michigan 48103
Food Pantry Hours on Wednesday: 12 noon - 7pm
Saline Social Service Inc.
131 E. Michigan Avenue
Saline, MI 48176
Provides food baskets for Thanksgiving for residents of the Saline school district.