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Need a meal on Thanksgiving? Here’s who can help

Food baskets are still available for those in need.
Food baskets are still available for those in need. Star Telegram archives

People needing help in providing a Thanksgiving meal can still get assistance in Tarrant County, but time is winding down.

Meals will be also be served at some of the charitable organizations.

Mission Arlington

210 W. South St., Arlington

People can sign up for Thanksgiving baskets, hot prepared meals or participate in a sit-down meal at Mission Arlington on Thanksgiving Day. Sign-up continues through Thanksgiving Day. Sit-down meal is at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at Mission Arlington.

Information: 817-277-6620 or

Community Food Bank

3000 Galvez Ave., Fort Worth

Those who preregistered can pick up their turkey box on Tuesday, beginning at 9 a.m.

Those who did not preregister can show up on Wednesday to receive help. There are no Zip code restrictions for those in need. The charity is still in need of turkeys — more than 4,000 frozen turkeys are needed.

Information: 817-924-3333 ask for Regina or Rudy Taylor. Online at

Beautiful Feet Ministries

1709 E. Hattie St., Fort Worth

Thanksgiving Day breakfast and meals will be served. People can attend Bible study at 9 a.m. followed by a breakfast. At 11:15 a.m., there will be a chapel service and celebration followed by the noon Thanksgiving Day meal.

Information: 817-536-0505 or visit online:

Fort Worth Hope Center

3625 East Loop 820 S., Fort Worth

Tuesday is the final day to register turkey baskets. Registration is in person. Proof of residence and an identification card are required.

Information: 817-451-6288

The Salvation Army

1855 E. Lancaster Blvd., Fort Worth

A Thanksgiving Day meal will be served to the homeless and families in need. The meal will be served between 11:30 a..m. and 1 p.m. Thursday and includes turkey, dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes, yams, rolls and pumpkin pie.


Union Gospel Mission

1321 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth

People are asked to arrive about 20 minutes before noon, when a traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served at the mission. People will be ushered to the chapel for a short sermon and music before eating. Meals are being served Wednesday and Thursday.

Information: 817-339-2553 or