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Free turkey giveaways to help you this holiday season

Posted at 5:17 PM, Nov 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-13 17:17:29-05

The holidays can be expensive, and putting a Thanksgiving bird on the table can be a challenge sometimes. Here are some ways you can get a free turkey this Thanksgiving:

2018 KNR Coats & Cans for Kids, Turkey Giveaway

Bring a coat or canned goods for kids and get a free turkey. Kisling, Nestico & Redick are giving away 1,000 free turkeys at 3412 W Market St., Fairlawn. The event takes place on Friday, Nov. 16 from noon to 4 p.m. Turkeys are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All donations will be sent to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, The Salvation Army and Volunteers of America.

S.L.A.A.P Ministry 14th annual Thanksgiving Basket and Turkey

S.L.A.A.P Ministry is holding their 14th annual Thanksgiving Basket and Turkey giveaway. The event will be held at the Summit Lake Community Center at 380 W Crosier St on Nov. 20. The giveaway will run from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be special appearances including Terrance Mitchell from the Cleveland Browns!

Victory Temple Church

On Sunday, Nov. 18, Victory Temple Church will be giving away turkeys to those in need. Turkeys will be distributed directly after the 10:45 a.m. morning church service. Recipients must be in service to qualify.

Spanish Evangelical Church

Now Youngstown is hosting a Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway at two locations! Turkeys will be provided to the first 100 families at both Spanish Evangelical Church and Trinity Fellowship. The addresses are listed below:

  • Trinity Fellowship- 4749 South Ave Youngstown, OH
  • Spanish Evangelical Church- 369 Keystone Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44505

University Heights City Hall

1-888-OHIO-COMP donated 150 frozen turkeys to the City of University Heights. On Friday, Nov. 16 at 3 p.m., these turkeys will be distributed at City Hall to anyone who needs the help during the Thanksgiving season. The turkeys will be distributed until 6 p.m. or until they are gone. Any remaining turkeys will be donated to a local food bank.

Maple Heights Community Life & Education Committee

The Maple Heights Community Life & Education Committee are hosting their Second Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Gobble Gobble. They will have a free turkey giveaway, prizes, music and entertainment. The event is on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Southgate USA located at 5345 Warrensville Ctr. Rd, Maple Heights.

Little Leaders Child Enrichment Center

Little Leaders CEC & Light Work Church will be hosting a pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and Turkey Giveaway. For more information or to donate please email Turkeys will be given out on first-come, first-serve basis. Little Leaders Child Enrichment Center is located at 859 East Market St., Akron.