Struggling this holiday season? Here’s where to get a free Thanksgiving meal in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’re struggling to afford a Thanksgiving meal this holiday season, there are places in Orlando that are lending a helping hand.

Here are places to get a free turkey or hot meal for Thanksgiving.


Pendas Law turkey giveaway

Pendas Law is hosting its 13th annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in multiple cities across the state, including Orlando.

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Orlando’s turkey giveaway takes place while supplies last Tuesday beginning at 8:30 a.m. at 625 E. Colonial Drive.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Orlando is inviting everyone to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Eric and Diane Holm HOPESgiving this Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 440 W. Colonial Drive. There will be takeout with limited indoor seating available.

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Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Orlando Union Rescue Mission will host a dine-in feast beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at its men’s home located at 3300 W. Colonial Drive. There will be free goody bags with personal hygiene products, a short chapel service and a full Thanksgiving dinner.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.