Free Turkeys And Food For Thanksgiving In NYC


A lot are in need this time of year here are a few places giving back to the underserved here in the NYC area for Thanksgiving. Sophia Chang from The GotHamist's put together this awesome list, check it out below and hit up their site for everything you need to know that's happening in NYC HERE.

WEDNESDAY 11/24

Three events are taking place at P NYC retail locations in the Bronx and Washington Heights this Wednesday.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m: 2490 Third Ave Bronx, NY 10454

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: 519 W 207th Street, Bronx, NY 10034

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: 3806 Broadway, New York, NY 10032

The New York Food Truck Association.

On Wednesday Nov. 24, a food truck will be at 30th Street Men’s Shelter in Manhattan where 400 meals will be served from noon to 5 pm.

Queens

The Queens Defenders are hosting a popup food pantry with free turkeys and bags of Thanksgiving sides at 2 p.m. at the Jamaica Justice Center, 148-02 Jamaica Avenue, and the Rockaway Community Justice Center, 1922 Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway. 718-261-3047 x 600.

Manhattan

The Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation is hosting a Thanksgiving meal from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 120 East 32nd Street in Manhattan. 212-883-0680.

Bronx

New Settlement is hosting a food giveaway event at 1501 Jerome Avenue starting at 12:30 p.m. 718-758-5901.

THURSDAY 11/25

Brooklyn

The Flatbush Avenue BID is hosting a Thanksgiving meal in the Kings Theatre courtyard at 1027 Flatbush Avenue. Meals will be served 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. while supplies last.

The Full Gospel Assembly of God Church is serving takeaway meals starting at 10 a.m. at 836 Franklin Avenue. 718-940-9687.

Neighbors Together is hosting a takeaway meal from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at 2094 Fulton Street. 718-498-7256

Manhattan

The Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation is hosting a Thanksgiving meal from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 120 East 32nd Street in Manhattan. 212-883-0680.

The Bowery Mission is serving meals in outside tents at 227 Bowery, starting with breakfast from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thanksgiving meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1-800-BOWERY-1.

Goddard Riverside is serving to-go meals from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 593 Columbus Avenue. 212-873-6600.

Mandala Cafe with Broadway Community is offering a takeaway Thanksgiving meal with turkey and sides from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 601 West 114th Street.

Bronx

The Morrisania Revitalization Corp is hosting a grab-and-go meal from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 576 E 165th Street.

Part of the Solution (POTS) and the Church of the Resurrection in Rye will serve takeaway and sit-down Thanksgiving meals at Our Lady of Refuge Church, 290 East 196th Street in the Bronx at 11 a.m.

FRIDAY 11/26

Manhattan

The Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation is hosting a Thanksgiving meal from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 120 East 32nd Street in Manhattan. 212-883-0680.

Toys for Tots bins go up across NYC

Toys for Tots collection boxes have been set up all over New York City, one at the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit at Pier 36.

Thank you GotHamist for helping with this list!

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