SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Hundreds of volunteers will gather over the next week in counties across South Mississippi to help feed people in the community hot turkey dinners for Thanksgiving.
We’ve put together a list of some of the places you can get a meal or volunteer to help serve food.
Lucedale National Guard Armory, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Free community dinner but please RSVP with the number of people attending. You can also sign up online to bring a dish: https://bit.ly/2OqxXJt
Bay St. Louis Free Thanksgiving Dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Our Lady of the Gulf Community Center. Open to everyone. Take-out dinners available. For meal delivery in Hancock County, please call 223-7349 by Nov. 25 to register.
Slap Ya Momma’s Free BBQ Thanksgiving Meal, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Biloxi restaurant. Free dinners will be served to the community for anyone doesn’t want to cook or eat alone. All meals are free. Monetary donations can be made and ‘Family for a Day’ t-shirts will be available with all the proceeds from both fundraisers going towards Harrison County Foster Home to help provide Christmas.
Brodie Road Baptist Church Thanksgiving Meal, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the church in D’Iberville (4572 Brodie Road). Church members will be serving a free lunch to anyone who shows up. All are invited to take part in the celebration.
Gulf Coast Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Meal, Noon to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The mission is located at 2750 Mission Lane in Biloxi, off DeBuys Road. All are invited to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal, as well as good fun and warm fellowship. Takeout meals are available, and volunteers are welcomed and appreciated. Call (228) 388-3884 or (228) 280-8375 for more information.
Ocean Springs Thanksgiving Community Meal, Noon-2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at Mark Seymour VFW Post 5699. All are welcome to come eat. Volunteers are also welcome. Reservations preferred but not required. Call 228-990-6780 for questions. Make reservations here: www.vfwauxms.org/5699/thanksgiving-dinner
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Thanksgiving Meal, beginning at Noon on Thanksgiving Day. Members are offering a free meal and fellowship at the church located at 23146 Hwy 49 in Saucier. To volunteer or make donations, call (228) 669-7129 or (228) 669-2060.
Seashore Mission Thanksgiving Meal, beginning at noon on Thanksgiving Day. Dinner will be provided and served by the Iron Order Motorcycle Club.