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 Sacramento area are struggling to make ends meet. In fact, a record number of people in Sacramento 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento area.
Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Sacramento, including Turkey Giveaways [2022 Guide]
Below is a list of all the organizations offering a Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Sacramento for 2022.
We will provide you with the organization name, program offerings, registration requirements and instructions, address, and contact information.
Saint John’s Lutheran Church – Thanksgiving Community Meal
When: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Where: 1701 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Saint John’s Lutheran Church provides a Thanksgiving meal to those in need. Offering both a sit-down meal and a to-go table for those who do not wish to dine inside.
The meal will be served on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
It will include turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green beans, rolls, and pie. Food is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Salvation Army Center of Hope – Thanksgiving Meals
When: Thursday, November 24, 2022, from 11 am – 1 pm
Where: Center of Hope Shelter – 1200 North B Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
The Salvation Army Center of Hope provides Thanksgiving Day meal-to-go to anyone who desires a hot holiday meal.
The event is on Thursday, November 24, 2022, 11 am – 1 pm on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Union Gospel Mission Sacramento – Thanksgiving Banquet
When: November 21, 2022, from 7:30 pm
Where: 400 Bannon Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
The Union Gospel Mission Sacramento provides a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that is open to anyone in need.
The banquet will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022, on a first-come, first-serve basis. A chapel service will be held at 7:30 pm, and dinner will be served at 8:30 pm.
Photo Source: Union Gospel Mission Sacramento Google Photos
Holiday Food Assistance Programs in Sacramento
We hope this guide on all the organizations offering free Thanksgiving dinners in Sacramento this year was helpful.
We will continue to update this post as more opportunities for free Thanksgiving dinners in Sacramento are announced.
Stay tuned to our blog because we will be releasing our list of Christmas Assistance Programs in Sacramento for 2022 very soon!
The holidays can easily become a financial burden for many low-income families living in Sacramento.
We aim to help you navigate these difficult times and achieve financial security.
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Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Sacramento Summary
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