Pittsburgh: Free Turkey Giveaways & Thanksgiving Dinner (2022)

The holidays can be financially stressful for anyone, but even more so this year due to inflation and the rising cost of food. While some are fortunate enough to fill their table with an indulgent dinner spread, many families in the Pittsburgh area struggle to make ends meet. A record number of people in Pittsburgh face food insecurity this holiday season. For those barely meeting their basic needs, the holiday season is a harsh reminder of how little support is provided to low-income households. Fortunately, there are a variety of programs and organizations that offer a free Thanksgiving dinner in Pittsburgh, including free turkeys.

To help relieve some of your holiday stress, we have put together a list of all the nonprofit organizations offering holiday food assistance and free Thanksgiving dinner, Turkeys, and other food giveaways in the Pittsburgh area.

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Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Pittsburgh, including Turkey Giveaways [2022 Guide]

Below is a list of all the organizations offering a Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Pittsburgh for 2022.

We will provide you with the organization name, program offerings, registration requirements and instructions, address, and contact information.

Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church – Thanksgiving Dinner

When: Thursday, November 24, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm or while supplies last.

Where: 3104 W Liberty Ave Dormont, PA 15216

Event Details:

Provides a Thanksgiving Day meal for the community. Available for take-out ONLY, no dine-in.

Home delivery may be available (within 5 miles of the church).

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Jubilee Association Thanksgiving Lunch – 2022

When: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24.

  • Dine In: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Takeout: 11:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Where: 2005 Wyandotte Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Event Details:

” The Jubilee Kitchen in Pittsburgh’s Hill District serves a hot meal to the poor and the needy 365 days a year. But on Thanksgiving, the kitchen goes all out – a turkey dinner served by volunteers.

Times are always tough for the poor, but this Thanksgiving may be especially so for many. The Jubilee Kitchen is now serving more and more people, families like Aliah Jones and her son, Keef.”

Light of Life Rescue Mission – Thanksgiving Meal and Winter Clothing Distribution – 2022

When: Thursday, November 24, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Where: 234 Voeghtly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Event Details:

The Thanksgiving tradition continues for the Light of Life Rescue mission. They spent this year preparing to serve meals to 8,000 Allegheny County residents.

More than 100 volunteers packed the boxes with turkey, gravy, stuffing, corn, cornbread, and more at the World Vision distribution center on Monday morning.

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First United Methodist Church Pittsburgh – Thanksgiving Dinner

When: Wednesday, November 23, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: 5401 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Event Details:

Offers traditional Thanksgiving meal the evening before Thanksgiving (Wednesday) for the community.

Both dine-in and takeout options are available.

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Holiday Food Assistance Programs in Pittsburgh

We hope this guide on all the organizations offering free Thanksgiving dinners in Pittsburgh this year was helpful.

We will continue to update this post as more opportunities for free Thanksgiving dinners in Pittsburgh are announced.

Stay tuned to our blog because we will release our Christmas Assistance Programs list in Pittsburgh for 2022 very soon!

The holidays can easily become a financial burden for many low-income families living in Pittsburgh.

We aim to help you navigate these difficult times and achieve financial security.

With that said, we would love to hear from you! Let us know in the comments if you found this information helpful and would like more articles like this!

Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Pittsburgh Summary

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