Dallas-area charities and organizations are offering support to families in need this Thanksgiving season through various initiatives:
1. North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) Distribution:
Date: Monday, November 20, 9 a.m. to noon.
Location: UNT Dallas campus, 7300 University Hills Blvd., Dallas.
Details: NTFB, UNT Dallas, and Tom Thumb/Albertsons will provide 60 pounds of fresh produce to families in need. No registration is required, and distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit NTFB.org for more information.
2. Dream Center Dallas Thanksgiving Event:
Date: Wednesday, November 22, 1 p.m.
Location: 1900 S. Ewing Ave, Dallas.
Details: Drive-thru event providing free Thanksgiving meals and dessert. No registration required. For more information, visit https://www.dreamcenterdallas.com/events.
3. Dallas Police Department’s Unidos Program:
Date: Saturday, November 18, 9 a.m.
Location: Kimball High School, 3606 S. Westmoreland Road, Dallas.
Details: Turkeys and meals distributed at no cost. No ID required; arrive by car.
4. West Dallas Multipurpose Center (WDMC) Distribution:
Date: Monday, November 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: 2828 Fish Trap Road, Dallas.
Details: Uncooked turkeys and fresh produce distributed to low-income families in specified zip codes. Proof of address required.
5. Southeast Division of Dallas Police Department’s Thanksgiving Celebration:
Date: Saturday, November 18, 11 a.m.
Location: 6061 Bexar Street, Dallas.
Details: Distribution of 500 turkeys during a Thanksgiving celebration.
6. Pleasant Grove Unidos and State Representative Victoria Neave:
Date: Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m.
Location: Young Men’s Leadership Academy, 1625 N Masters Drive, Dallas.
Details: Free Thanksgiving meals distributed, no registration required.
7. Fort Worth - True Love Sanctuary:
Date: Saturday, November 18, 8 a.m.
Location: 1911 Yuma Avenue, Fort Worth.
Details: Mobile Thanksgiving meal distribution, aiming to serve up to 4,000 families.
8. Far East Dallas - Bring The Light Ministries:
Date: Saturday, November 18, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: The Joshua Center, 7626 Ferguson Rd.
Details: Thanksgiving food box distribution containing a variety of items. Visit https://bringthelight.org/ for more information."