Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Central Pennsylvania

(WHTM) – Many locations across the Midstate are hosting free Thanksgiving dinners. abc27 has compiled a list of area locations offering free Thanksgiving meals.

If you would like your event to be added to the list, please email to have it added.

Dauphin County

  • The Travel Church
    • 750 South 29th Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    • Sunday, November 19th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m
    • Journey Church is hosting a free Thanksgiving meal in collaboration with Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Lancaster County

  • St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
    • 6 Pine Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania 17552.
    • Thursday, November 23rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
    • Offers a free Thanksgiving meal consisting of turkey breast with sides and dessert. Available for take away only.
    • 717-653-5493
  • Hosana Christian Scholarship
    • 29 Green Acre Road, Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543.
    • Thursday, November 23rd from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
    • Serves turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, baked corn, rolls and butter, drinks and desserts for dine-in or take-out.
    • 717-626-2560
  • Conestoga Valley Christian Community Ministries
    • 2420 Gehman Lane Building 1000 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
    • Thanksgiving meal box for CVCCS customers. Reservation needed.
    • Only by appointment
    • Eligibility: Conestoga Valley School District residents and church attendees
    • Phone: 717-208-3711
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church-Lancaster
    • 701 North Lime Street Lancaster, PA 17602
    • Opening hours: Thursday, November 23rd from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m
    • There will be a limited number of self-delivered meals available for older adults and those with limited ability to leave home.
    • 717-208-7168
  • Roman Catholic Church of the Apostle Philip
    • 2111 Millersville Pike Lancaster, PA 17603
    • Opening hours: Thursday, November 23rd from 11 a.m
    • Offers a Thanksgiving meal; only possible for self-collection.
    • 717-872-2166

Lebanon County

  • Lebanon rescue mission
    • 1223 Bittner Boulevard Lebanon, PA 17046
    • For residents of Lebanon County
    • Free grab-and-go meals for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

York County

  • Stillmeadow Church of the Nazarene
    • 350 Chestnut Street York, PA 17403
    • Providing Thanksgiving meals
    • Sunday, November 19th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m
    • 717-764-4888
  • First Presbyterian Church of York
    • 225 East Market Street, York PA 17403
    • Providing Thanksgiving meals
    • Saturday, November 18th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m

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