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Dates and locations of free Thanksgiving meals for those in need this holiday season

Posted: 4:36 PM, Nov 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-15 23:32:57Z

You or someone you know may be in need of food assistance during the holidays. Here is a list of locations that will be providing free hot meals on and around Thanksgiving:

Ashland County

Saturday, Nov. 17 through Wednesday, Nov. 21

  • Ashland Salvation Army Pantry, 527 E. Liberty St., Ashland, serving lunch 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 419-282-4223.

Sunday, Nov. 25

  • Ashland First United Methodist Church, 220 Sandusky St., Ashland, serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 330-495-3129.

Cuyahoga County

Saturday, Nov. 17

  • Church of St. Rita serving at Thea Bowman Center, 11901 Oakfield Ave., Cleveland, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 440-391-1206.
  • Liberty Hill Baptist Church, 8206 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, serving lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-262-7090.

  • New Freedom Ministries, 3476 E. 152 St., Cleveland, serving dinner at 5 p.m. Call 216-295-1530.

  • Project SEVA at St. Colman Church, 2027 W. 65th St., Cleveland, serving dinner from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call 216-921-2093.

  • Trinity Lutheran Church, 1375 W. Clifton Blvd., Lakewood, serving lunch at 12 p.m. Call 740-680-2034.

  • Care on the Square, 1744 Payne Ave., Cleveland, serving lunch at 12 p.m. Website .

  • CACC 1 at the Salvation Army, 17625 Grovewood Ave., serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-692-1388.

  • West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Ave., serving breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Call 216-631-4741 x132.

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 18

  • Pearl Road United Methodist Church, 4200 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-661-5642.

  • Trinity Cathedral Hot Meal, 2230 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Website .

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 19

  • West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Ave., serving breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and lunch from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.  Call 216-631-4741 x132.

  • Faith Based Initiative, 10313 Garfield Ave., Cleveland, serving dinner 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 216-496-7881.

  • St. Luke/Grace Community Meal, 13030 Madison Ave., Lakewood, serving dinner at 5:30 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. Call 216-226-7807.

  • Changing Lives Ministries, 12651 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, serving dinner from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call 216-450-0430.

  • EBC Fery’s Senior Program, 813 E. 15th St., Cleveland, serving lunch at 12 p.m. Call 216-761-5229 or 216-703-3002.

  • Bishop William M. Cosgrove Center, 1736 Superior Ave., Cleveland, serving breakfast at 8 a.m. and lunch at 12 p.m. Call 216-781-8262 x12.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

  • West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Ave., serving breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and lunch from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Call 216-631-4741 x132.

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

  • EBC Fery’s Senior Program, 813 E. 15th St., Cleveland, serving lunch at 12 p.m. Call 216-761-5229 or 216-703-3002.

  • Bishop William M. Cosgrove Center, 1736 Superior Ave., Cleveland, serving breakfast at 8 a.m. and lunch at 12 p.m. Call 216-781-8262 x12.

  • St. Pat’s Evening Meal, 3606 Bridge Ave., Cleveland, serving dinner at 5:30 p.m. Call 216-631-6872.

  • The Salvation Army East Cleveland, 1507 Doan Ave., East Cleveland, serving lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 216-249-4334.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

  • CACC 1 at the Salvation Army, 17625 Grovewood Ave., serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Ave., serving breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and lunch from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.  Call 216-631-4741 x132.

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

  • Bishop William M. Cosgrove Center, 1736 Superior Ave., Cleveland, serving breakfast at 8 a.m. and lunch at 12 p.m. Call 216-781-8262 x12.

  • The Salvation Army East Cleveland, 1507 Doan Ave., East Cleveland, serving lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 216-249-4334.

  • East Shore Church’s Soups On, 23002 Lakeshore Blvd., Euclid, serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 216-261-1688.

  • Faith Community Center, 2355 E. 55th St., Cleveland, serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-881-8816.

  • St. Ladislas at St. Ignatius, 10205 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, serving dinner at 5:30 p.m. with doors opening at 4 p.m. Call 440-871-2745.

Thursday, Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day)

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

  • EBC Fery’s Senior Program, 813 E. 15nd St., Cleveland, serving lunch at 12 p.m. Call 216-761-5229 or 216-703-3002.

  • Imani Church, 1505 E. 206th St., Euclid, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call 216-732-8204.

  • Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, 12701 Superior Ave., East Cleveland, serving dinner from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Call 216-761-3133.

  • Mt. Zion Congregational Church UCC, 10723 Magnolia Dr., Cleveland, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-791-5670.

  • St. Boniface, 3545 W. 54th St., Cleveland, serving dinner from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. with doors opening at 4 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 23

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 24

  • Care on the Square, 1744 Payne Ave., Cleveland, serving lunch at 12 p.m. Website .

  • CACC 1 at the Salvation Army, 17625 Grovewood Ave., serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-692-1388.

  • West Side Catholic Center, 3135 Lorain Ave., serving breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Call 216-631-4741 x132.

  • St. Herman’s House of Hospitality, 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, serving three meals daily, breakfast from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5:30 p.m to 6 p.m.

  • Clague Road UCC, 3650 Clague Rd., North Olmsted, serving dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 440-734-1040.

Sunday, Nov. 25

  • Pearl Road United Methodist Church, 4200 Pearl Road, Cleveland, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-661-5642.

  • Trinity Cathedral Hot Meal, 2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 216-771-3630.

  • Church of the Epiphany, 21000 Lakeshore Boulevard, Euclid, serving dinner from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call 216-731-1316.

  • St. Albert the Great Parish, 6667 Wallings Road, North Royalton, serving dinner from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call 440-237-6760.

Lake County

Saturday, Nov. 17 through Tuesday, Nov. 20

  • St. James Lunch Program, 131 N. State St., Painesville, serving lunch from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Website .

Wednesday, Nov. 21

  • Karpos Ministry, 242 N. State St., Painesville, serving dinner at 5 p.m. Call 440-354-4381.

Thursday, Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day)

  • St. James Lunch Program, 131 N. State St., Painesville, serving lunch from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Website .

Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25

  • St. James Lunch Program, 131 N. State St., Painesville, serving lunch from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Website .

Medina County

Saturday, Nov. 17

  • Lafayette United Methodist Church, 6201 Lafayette Rd., Medina, serving dinner from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. More info .

Thursday, Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day)

  • Saint Ambrose Parish, 929 Pearl Rd., Brunswick, serving dinner at 12 p.m. Call 330-460-7315.

Summit County

Saturday, Nov. 17

  • New Beginnings Outreach Ministries Church, 929 W. Wooster Rd., Barberton, serving dinner from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Event page .

Sunday, Nov. 18

  • St. Bernard church, 44 University Ave., Akron, serving dinner at 5:30 p.m. Call 330-253-5161.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

  • St. Bernard church, 44 University Ave., Akron, serving dinner at 5:30 p.m. Call 330-253-5161.

Thursday, Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day)

  • St. Bernard church, 44 University Ave., Akron, serving dinner at 11 a.m. Call 330-253-5161.

  • Cafe 1320, 1320 S. Main St., Canton, serving dinner from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Carryout will be available. Call 330-497-3441.