FREE Holiday Meals

What You Can Do
  • Volunteer to help serve holiday meals.  Set up, serve, wash dishes, and take down.

  • Visit with those being served.
Additional Resources
See (FREE Meals for contact information)

Mid-City Concerns
The City Gate

Summer BBQ's
Blessings Under the Bridge
Our Lady of Lourdes
The City Gate

Central United Methodist Church, 518 W. 3rd Avenue, 455-9019.  A community dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day, Nvember 26, 2015 from 1 to 3 pm.  Enter through the back of the church.  Wheel chair accessible. 

Gonzaga University, St. Aloysius Parish, and Sodexo Food Services...
are partnering for their 12th annual Free community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 26, 2015.  The event is scheduled from 12 noon to 2 pm at Cataldo Hall, across the courtyard from the church.  This event is free and open to all who need a place to have Thanksgiving dinner. 

    A bus will pick up and return those needing a ride from 3 locations per the following schedule:
    11:30 am at House of Charity (Pacific & Browne)
    Approximately 12 Noon to 12:15 pm at Union Gospel Mission at 1234 E. Sprague Ave.
    Approximately 12:30 to 12:45 pm at Union Gospel Mission Men's Shelter at 1224 E. Trent Avenue

House of Charity. 
A community dinner will be served on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 at 12  noon.  All are welcome.  32 W. Pacific Avenue, 624-7821. 

Mid-City Concerns.  A community dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2015 at 12 Noon for the general public.  Everyone is welcome. 1222 W. Second, 456-0397. 

Salvation Army, at the Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon, 325-6821.
Food distribution in partnership with KREM 2's Tom's Turkey Drive.  Frozen turkey and fixings to cook your own dinner will be distributed on Tuesday, November 24th, from 10 am to 7 pm.  Proof of residency (mail) and picture ID for all adults over 18 is required.

Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank, 10814 E. Broadway, 927-1153.  Food baskets will be provided to those Spokane Valley residents who sign up for them on Wednesdays from 8 am - 3:45 pm (closed from 1 - 1:30 pm) and Thursdays from 11 am - 1 pm.  Recipients must be a Spokane Valley resident, have identification, proof of household residency, i.e. utility bill, mail with name/address on it, school record, or Medicaid card. 

The City Gate.  A community dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2015 from 1-3 pm.  Enter through the back of the church.  Wheelchair accessible.  170 S. Madison, 455-9670. 

Union Gospel Mission (UGM).  A community dinner will be served on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 from 4-6 pm at the Spokane Convention Center.  Enter through the doors in the breezeway between the INB Performing Arts Center and the Convention Center.  Doors open at 3:40 pm.  This is a drug/alcohol free environment.  Everyone is welcome. 

VFW Post #51, 300 W. Mission, 327-9847.  Thanksgiving dinner will be served for veterans and their families on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015 from 11 am - 3 pm. 

Women & Childcare's Free Restaurant / Community Kitchen.  Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 4 to 7 pm, 324-1995.  A community dinner will be held at Rogers High School Commons, 1622 E. Wellesley, in partnership with Pawn 1 and Spokane Public Schools.  For more information, please check  All are welcome. 

Greater Spokane Meals on Wheels, 924-6976.  Community dinners for Seniors 60 and over, will be served at the following locations and times:  Reservations are appreciated.  Suggested donation:  $3.50
Wednesday November 25 Dinner locations:
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan, 924-6976.  Served from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
American Indian Church, 801 E. 2nd Avenue, #10, 535-0886.  11 am
Clareview Senior Center, 4827 S. Palouse Hwy, 924-6976.  11 am
Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland, 327-1584.  Served at 11 am
Northeast (Hillyard) Community Center, 4001 N. Cook, 474-1027, 12 noon
Canterbury Court, 1010 S. Rockwood, 11 am
The Delaney, 242 W. Riverside, 11 am
Spokane Valley:
Appleway Court, 221 S. Farr Road, 924-6976   11 am
Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, 924-9750   11:30 am
Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Road, 926-1937.  11:30 am

Cheney Community Center, 2219 N. 6th, 235-6196.  Served at 11:30 am

Deer Park:
Deer Park Senior Center, 316 E. Crawford, 276-2411. Served at 11:30 am

Liberty Lake:
Talon Hills Senior Apartments, 25000 E. Hawkstone Loop, 924-6976.  Served at 11:30 am
Thursday, November 26, 2015:
Christ Lutheran Church, 13009 E. Broadway Ave, 928-7733   1 pm

Blessings Under the Bridge, 4th & McClellan, 869-6584.  9th Annual Winter Event.  Kids come meet Santa, food, drinks, treats, free haircuts, music.  Everyone is welcome.

East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone Street, (509) 868-0856.  Holiday Celebration International Potluck will be held December 19, 2015 from 4 pm - 6 pm.  Please call for details on the event. 

Mid-City Concerns/Senior Center, 1222 W. 2nd Avenue, (509) 747-3257.  A Christmas dinner will be served on Christmas day, December 25, 2015 at 11:30 am for seniors, and at 12 Noon for the general public.  Everyone is welcome.

St. Ann's Parish (5 days before Christmas).  2120 E. 1st St, (509) 535-3031.  Christmas dinner will be served on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 1 pm. 

St. Charles Catholic Church,
4515 N. Alberta Street, (509) 327-9573.  The annual Christmas dinner will be served on Christmas day, December 25, 2015 from 11 am - 2 pm. in the Parish Gym.  All are welcome. 

The City Gate, 170 S. Madison, (509) 455-9670.  A Christmas dinner will be served on Christmas Eve.  December 24, 2015 from 4 - 7 pm.

The Salvation Army,
222 E. Indiana Avenue.  December 24, 2015 from 5 to 6 pm. 

Union Gospel Mission (UGM), 1224 E. Trent, (509) 535-8510.  A Christmas Eve Celebration dinner and program will be held on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2015.  Dinner and program begins at 6 pm.  All are welcome. 

Christmas Assistance List:

Salvation Army' (Toys for Tots), 222 E. Indiana, (509) 325-6810.  The Salvation Army and the Marine Corps Reserves partner together to help those in need during the Christmas Season.  Interested families may call in to register their children for toys once the call center opens.  The Call Center will be open Nov. 2 - Dec. 4, 2015.  Toy request phone numbers are:  509-435-1127   509-435-2311   509-435-3679   509-435-7010   59-435-9771

Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway, (509) 927-1153.  Those who apply for food assistance will receive items to prepare their Christmas dinner in their regular food distribution. 


Blessings Under the Bridge
4th Avenue & Browne (under I-90 bridge)
Spokane, WA  992901

House of Charity

32 W. Pacific
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 624-7821

Mid-City Concerns

1222 W. 2nd Avenue
Spokane, WA   99201
(509) 456-0397, or 747-3257

Our Lady of Lourdes

1115 W. Riverside
Spokane, WA  99204
(509) 358-4290

St. Ann's Parish Hall

2120 E. First Avenue
Spokane, WA  99202
(509) 535-3031

The City Gate
170 S. Madison
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 455-9670

Union Gospel Mission
1224 E. Trent
Spokane, WA  992902
(509) 535-8510
This meal is held at:
Spokane Convention Center
334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA  535-8510
         (updated November 2015)