HOUSTON — Houstonians are ready to help one another this holiday season. Local organizations and churches are opening their doors to make sure others are getting a meal in time for Thanksgiving. Here are the distributions that we know so far:
Turkey & Food Distribution
The American Caribbean Chamber of Commerce's Thanksgiving distribution will be on Tuesday, Nov 23 at 10 a.m. Volunteers will give out one turkey per car for this drive-thru distribution. The event will also have a DJ and a special guest: Houston native and Miami Dolphins running back DeAndre Washington.
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Drive-Thru Turkey Giveaway
The Teddi Tuesday Foundation is giving away free turkeys on Tuesday, Nov 23. They're teaming up with 97.9 The Box, Footlocker Houston, DJ JQue and G-Unity Foundation. They'll have 600 turkeys and sides available at the Boys and Girls Club in the Mission Bend area.
Location: 8709 Addicks Clodine Rd, Houston, 77083
Relief Gang Turkey Giveaway
Trae tha Truth, Relief Gang and Kroger will have 250 free turkeys available for families on Tuesday, Nov 23 at 7 p.m. The giveaway will be at Detail Garage in South Houston. Turkeys and other foods will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis and Trae recommends that families get there early. As he says on Instagram, "Once we're out, we're out."
Location: 12503 Gulf Fwy, Houston, 77034
City Wide Club Super Feast
The City Wide Club will have its 43rd annual Super Feast on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov 25). The Super Feast will be at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Families can either go to the club's "Sit 'N Sup" site and eat in person or pick up food at the "Grab 'N Go" site. The City Wide Club will also have information on affordable housing, educational and employment opportunities.
Families can return to these sites on Christmas Eve for the second Super Feast of the year.
Holiday meals from Monkey's Tail
Monkey's Tail will distribute 600 individual meals on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Their plates will include fried dark and white meat turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, a dinner roll, a chocolate chip cookie and much more. Keep in mind that the dishes will be served cold and will come with heating instructions.
Location: 5802 Fulton St, Houston, 77009
Operation Turkey Meal Request
Editor's Note: As of Nov 16, Operation Turkey is not taking anymore orders in Houston. They will open requests again if they can increase their capacity.
Operation Turkey has been taking online orders for Thanksgiving meal deliveries. If you request a meal, your order should be delivered on Thanksgiving Day between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each plate comes with a serving of turkey, stuffing, vegetables, pie and a drink.
Kinsmen Lutheran Church is inviting people to its 12th annual Thanksgiving Feast. Free meals will be given to the first 500 people starting at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Plates will come with turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pie and more.
Location: 12100 Champion Forest Dr, Houston, 77066
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