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 Cincinnati area struggle to make ends meet.
A record number of people in Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati area.
Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Cincinnati, including Turkey Giveaways (2023 Guide0
Below is a list of all the organizations offering a Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Cincinnati for 2023.
We will provide you with the organization name, program offerings, registration requirements and instructions, address, and contact information.
Fall Feast Cincinnati – Thanksgiving Dinner
When: Thursday, November 23, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 525 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Founded in 2005, this annual event is one of the largest Thanksgiving meals in the region.
This year’s feast will take place on Thanksgiving Day at the Duke Energy Convention Center, located at 525 Elm St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Saint Cecilia Thanksgiving Dinner
When: Thursday, November 23, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 2 p.m.
Where: St. Cecilia Commons (school cafeteria) – 3105 Madison Rd Cincinnati, OH 45209
Once again St. Cecilia will hold its annual Thanksgiving Dinner for anyone needing a meal or wanting company to share the holiday.
The dinner will be available from noon–2 p.m. on Thursday, November 23 in the St. Cecilia Commons (school cafeteria).
The dinner is free and open to all ages.
Invite your friends and plan to stop by, even if it’s only for dessert! Meal deliveries are available by calling Dan at (513) 478-0361.
All requests for meal delivery must be made by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20.
Good Plates Eatery – Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway
When: Wednesday, November 22, 2023, from 12:00pm.
Where: 235 W McMillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Good Plates Eatery, located at 235 West McMillan St., will be giving away free meals on Wednesday, Nov. 22, no questions asked.
The restaurant will begin distributing meals at noon until supplies last.
The restaurant will offer the following Thanksgiving staples: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, rolls, and stuffing.
Granny’s Latonia Diner – Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway
When: Wednesday, November 22, 2023, from 4:00 pm.
Where: 3728 Winston Ave, Covington, KY 41015
Here’s the statement from the restaurant’s Facebook page:
“Hello Facebook Granny’s Latonia Diner is offering a free thanksgiving meal to anyone who needs it we know times are tough and we greatly appreciate the support our community has given to us. We would like to give back a little. If you are alone during the holidays it is a great opportunity to enjoy dinner with a great group of people please come to the diner on November 23th at 4 pm”
Holiday Food Assistance Programs in Cincinnati
We hope this guide on all the organizations offering free Thanksgiving dinners in Cincinnati this year was helpful.
We will continue to update this post as more opportunities for free Thanksgiving dinners in Cincinnati are announced.
Stay tuned to our blog because we will release our Christmas Assistance Programs list in Cincinnati for 2023 very soon!
The holidays can easily become a financial burden for many low-income families living in Cincinnati.
We aim to help you navigate these difficult times and achieve financial security.
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Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Cincinnati Summary
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