The holidays can be a financially stressful time for anyone, but even more so this year due to inflation and the rising cost of food. While some are fortunate enough to fill their table with an indulgent dinner spread, many families in the Fresno area are struggling to make ends meet. In fact, a record number of people in Fresno are facing food insecurity this holiday season. For those who are barely meeting their basic needs, the holiday season is a harsh reminder of how little support is provided to low-income households. Fortunately, there are a variety of programs and organizations that offer a free Thanksgiving dinner in Fresno, including free turkeys.
To help relieve some of your holiday stress, we have put together a list of all the nonprofit organizations offering holiday food assistance and free Thanksgiving dinner, Turkeys, and other food giveaways in the Fresno area.
Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Fresno, including Turkey Giveaways [2022 Guide]
Below is a list of all the organizations offering a Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Fresno for 2022.
We will provide you with the organization name, program offerings, registration requirements and instructions, address, and contact information.
Catholic Charities Thanksgiving – Fresno
When: Wednesday, November 23rd beginning at 8 a.m
Where: Catholic Charities – 149 N Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93701
Catholic Charities will help keep the tradition of Thanksgiving alive during a very difficult year by providing turkeys and holiday meal boxes to 2,000 families in need on Wednesday, November 23rd beginning at 8 a.m. on a first come, first served basis.
Families typically line up very early in the morning hours and this year’s need is expected to be greater than ever.
Poverello House Thanksgiving Meals
When: Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 4:00 pm.
Where: 412 F St, Fresno, CA 93706
Clovis Senior Activity Center – Thanksgiving Lunch
When: Thanksgiving Day, November 24th from 11am-Noon. Doors will open at 10:30 AM.
Where: Clovis Senior Activity Center, 850 4th Street in Clovis
The luncheon will take place at the Clovis Senior Activity Center, 850 4th Street in Clovis from 11am-Noon on Thanksgiving Day, November 24th. Doors will open at 10:30 AM and the luncheon will run until all supplies are distributed.
According to the Senior Center, there is no appointment necessary and there is no cost to seniors who intend to have a warm meal.
The Salvation Army, Pappy’s Fine Foods, and the staff of the Clovis Senior Activity Center make this event possible each and every year with help from other local volunteers and businesses from the Clovis area.
Holiday Food Assistance Programs in Fresno
We hope this on all the organizations offering free Thanksgiving dinners in Fresno this year was helpful.
We will continue to update this post as more opportunities for free Thanksgiving dinners in Fresno are announced.
Stay tuned to our blog because we will be releasing our list of Christmas Assistance Programs in Fresno for 2022 very soon!
The holidays can easily become a financial burden for many low-income families living in Fresno.
We aim to help you navigate these difficult times and achieve financial security.
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Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Fresno Summary
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