The staff at PA211 EAST has compiled a list of organizations providing Thanksgiving holiday meals for families in Lehigh and Northampton counties this season.
THANKSGIVING FREE MEALS
Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church
at Everlasting Life Ministries, 224 N. Sixth St., Allentown, PA - (610) 776-4009
- Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 12:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.
- Volunteer servers are needed (arrive by 11 a.m. for the 12:30 p.m. seating and by 2 p.m. for the 3 p.m. seating), preregistration is not required to volunteer
- Requests donations of fresh or frozen turkeys and/or monetary donations (marked for Everlasting Life Ministries) which may be dropped off at the church Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - noon.
Jordan United Church of Christ, 1837 Church Road (corner of Route 309 and Walbert Avenue), South Whitehall, PA - (610) 395-2218
- Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, 410 Union St., Allentown, PA- (610) 841-4407 (leave message for Pamela)
- Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 12-3 p.m.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 36 S. Eighth Street, Allentown, PA - (610) 435-9065
- Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 1421 W. Turner St., Allentown, PA - (610) 439-8821
- Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, service at 10:30 a.m., meal at 11 a.m.
New Bethany Ministries at Mollard Hospitality Center, 341 W. Fourth St., Bethlehem, PA - (610) 691-5602
- Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, noon-1 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church at Third Street Alliance for Women and Children, 41 N. Third St. (front Third Street door), Easton, PA - (610) 253-0792
- Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 12-1 p.m.
- Reservations are not needed
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 206 E. Main St., Bath, PA - (610) 837-1061
- Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, 12 p.m.
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