Churches and other area groups are offering free community/Thanksgiving dinners near or on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday. Here is a list of free meals offered by area organizations and churches.
STEAM Academy, 261 Elm Road NE, Warren: The academy will host a free Thanksgiving dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The event will include live entertainment. For information, call 330-394-8003.
Salvation Army, 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren: A turkey dinner is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. To volunteer or donate, call 330-392-1573.
Warren Family Mission, 361 Elm Road NE, Warren: A Thanksgiving dinner will be served from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Fellowship Tabernacle Christian Center, 2139 Market St., Youngstown: The center will host a free Thanksgiving feast from 4 to 6 p.m. today for the less fortunate. For information, call 330-559-8428.
McGuffey Road Church of Christ, 1101 Miami St., Youngstown: The church will host a Thanksgiving dinner with entertainment for the community at 1 p.m. today. There will be free hats and gloves for children and limited school supplies. For information, call 330-746-4409.
New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., Youngstown: The Recovery Ministry will host a free Thanksgiving dinner from 1 to 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. No reservations are needed for the dinner at the church, but reservations are required for those who wish delivery to their homes or who need a ride to the building. Call 330-788-1637 until Wednesday. Individuals can call 330-747-2125 on Thanksgiving Day to reach the church.
North Lima Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave.: The church will host a free community dinner Thanksgiving Day with serving times at 11 a.m., 11:45 and 12:30 p.m. Dinner will include turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, rolls and butter, vegetables, pie and beverage. Make reservations by Monday by calling the church at 330-549-2588.
The Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave.: A public Thanksgiving dinner will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 330-270-5999.
Salem Memorial Building, 785 E. State St., Salem: Local families, with help from the community, will serve a dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. No reservations are needed for the turkey dinner at the memorial building, but reservations are required for those who wish delivery to their homes or who need a ride to the building. Call 330-337-3728 up until Thanksgiving Day.