THANKSGIVING 2022: Meal giveaways happening in the Capital City

Thanksgiving will be observed on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. In the days leading up to the holiday, several local organizations will be hosting meal giveaways.
Published: Nov. 14, 2022 at 12:07 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2022 at 6:13 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Thanksgiving will be observed on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. In the days leading up to the holiday, several local organizations will be hosting meal giveaways for families who may be in need.

Below is a list of events happening in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.

Dept. of Public Safety Services is hosting the Day of Thanksgiving Community Event on Saturday, Nov. 19 at its headquarters located at 7919 Independence Blvd.
  • On Tuesday, Nov. 22 starting at 8 a.m., HOPE Ministries will distribute Thanksgiving food for more than 100 families in north Baton Rouge at 4643 Winbourne Avenue. Organizers say the event is only open to clients of HOPE Ministries who signed up in October.
  • On Tuesday, Nov. 22 starting at 11:30 a.m., the town of White Castle will be hosting a Thanksgiving Luncheon for senior citizens and disabled senior citizens located at the White Castle Community Center on 32725 Bowie St.
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Thanksgiving giveaway(WAFB)
  • On Tuesday, Nov. 22 starting at 2 p.m., Constable Terrica Williams and the Show the World Foundation will host its annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway. It will be held at the Leo S. Butler Center on 950 E. Washington St.
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Thanksgiving giveaway(WAFB)

Additional giveaways will be added once they are announced.

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