Free Thanksgiving Meals Available Throughout the Greater Lehigh Valley


Some locations also offer free home-delivered meals or transportation

Allentown, PA, November 15, 2018 – A dozen Lehigh Valley organizations will offer free Thanksgiving meals to the community throughout November. Some locations will also offer free home-delivered meals or transportation arrangements for those area residents who aren’t able to drive themselves.

Powered by United Way, PA 2-1-1 East has compiled a list of the dates, locations and times local residents can celebrate Thanksgiving with a hot meal and warm fellowship. For the most up-to-date listings and information on volunteering at some of these locations, contact PA 2-1-1 East by phone at 2-1-1 or visit

Most meals do not require reservations, unless otherwise indicated.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Everlasting Life Ministries at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church
224 N. Sixth St., Allentown
Noon and 3 p.m.
Donations of turkeys fresh or frozen, baked and canned goods, and paper products accepted.

St. James A.M.E. Zion Church
410 W. Union St., Allentown
Noon-3 p.m.
Home-delivered meals may be arranged.

Trinity Episcopal Church
234 Spring Garden St., Easton

Monday, November 19, 2018
The Salvation Army of the Lehigh Valley
144 Nth 8th St., Allentown
1 p.m.
Turkeys to be distributed to the community based on availability. No meal provided on this date.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Salvation Army of the Lehigh Valley 
144 Nth 8th St., Allentown
2:30 p.m.

Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church
3300 7th St., Whitehall
4-6:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 22, 2018
Jordan United Church of Christ
1837 Church Road, Allentown (corner of Route 309 and Walbert Avenue)
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Transportation for local residents may be arranged by November 21. Takeout will be available. No home delivery. Contact the church for details.

New Bethany Ministries at Mollard Hospitality Center
341 W. Fourth St., Bethlehem
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
610-691-5602 ext. 210

St. John’s Lutheran Church
206 E. Main St., Bath
Reservations required ASAP. Free will offering accepted.

St. John’s United Church of Christ
15 S. Second St., Slatington
Noon-2 p.m.
Home-delivered meals for northern Lehigh area residents may be arranged. Contact the church for details.
Alliance Hall
534 Chew St., Allentown
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

St. Stephen’s Outreach Center
1421 W. Turner St., Allentown
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Friday, November 23, 2018
Ecumenical Kitchen
179 Chew St., Allentown
12-1:30 p.m.


Mission of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
The mission of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is to provide the leadership, convene the partnerships, and develop the resources and solutions that improve our community.  We remain committed to these goals and sincerely appreciate the continued support of partners, program providers and donors throughout the Lehigh Valley.


Information provided to TVL by:
Laura McHugh
Director, Communications and Media Relations
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
Celebrating 100 years of service to the Lehigh Valley.
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