Free Thanksgiving meals in West Michigan

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — For those in need this holiday season, a number of local organizations are providing free Thanksgiving meals in the coming week.

Below is a list of locations across the viewing area. All events will be held Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, unless otherwise specified.

If you know of an organization in West Michigan that’s providing free Thanksgiving meals, send us an email at with a URL linking to information about the event and we’ll add it to our list.


Greenstreet Church
209 West Green Street, Hastings, MI
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.(The church asks that you call ahead for planning purposes: 269.945.9574)
Details online


Kalamazoo Gospel Mission
448 N. Burdick Street, Kalamazoo, MI
Meal begins at 4 p.m.

Theo and Stacy’s
234 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Degage Ministries
1441 Division Ave. South, Grand Rapids, MI
5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23

Mel Trotter Ministries — Thanksgiving Banquet at DeVos Place
303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Doors open at 10:30 a.m.; meal served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Details online


Holland Mission  — Great Thanksgiving Banquet at DeVos Fieldhouse
222 Fairbanks Ave, Holland, MI
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal served at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23
Details online