Local groups hosting free Thanksgiving meal events

The Healing Place and Feast of Hope will both be giving away meals.
Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 8:48 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2023 at 2:42 PM EST
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Multiple groups are hosting events to give Thanksgiving meals to people on Thursday, Nov. 23.

The Healing Place of New Hanover County is inviting anyone in need and the public to join a free shared community meal on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 7 p.m.

“THPNC is also accepting food donations before November 19th dropped off at The Healing Place, 1000 Medical Center Drive. Canned items like green beans, black-eyed peas, collard greens, cranberry sauce, cream of mushroom soup, and cream of chicken soup are welcome. Frozen turkeys and hams and boxed items including dried macaroni, fried onion topping, and rolls are also welcome,” The Healing Place wrote in a press release.

You can find more information on their website here.

Northside Church will give out Thanksgiving meals for pick-up or delivery from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday.

The meal includes a Thanksgiving plate, dessert, a message of hope and, upon request, a care package.

You can submit an order form until 5 p.m. on Wednesday online here.

The church is located at 2501 N. College Road.

Trinity United Methodist Church will be serving Thanksgiving meals at 3, 4 and 5 p.m. at 1403 Market Street.

You can call 910-762-3316 for more information.