Organizations and non-profits announce plans for free Thanksgiving community meals. KOAM will be adding to this list ahead of Nov. 26, 2020. If you have an event you would like added, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joplin First United Methodist Church – Nov. 26
- Joplin First United Methodist Church will offer a free Thanksgiving Day community meal Thursday November 26, 2020, in a drive-through and walk-through format from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on the north parking lot of the church at 501 West Fourth Street, Joplin, Mo. 65801. Due to Covid-19, the event format has been modified this year and no inside dining will be offered.
- “We look forward to hosting this meal each year and the opportunity it creates to connect with our neighbors and the community,” said pastor Marsha West Eichler. Joplin First UMC has been in ministry in the Joplin area for more than 148 years and continues to seek ways to offer compassion, hope and vitality to the community.
The Salvation Army Joplin – Holiday Meals – call 624-4528 for more info
- The Salvation Army in JOPLIN provides Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for families unable to create a special meal themselves. We serve homemade dinners at our facility and provide a Christmas dinner box to families enrolled in the Angel Tree program. Each box feeds a family of 6 and includes meat, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, biscuits, cake mix, and more.
- The CARTHAGE location provides Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner boxes for eligible families. Each box will provide all the traditional fixings to create a special family holiday meal.