D.C. Orgs Feed the Hungry for Thanksgiving

Nov. 25

Ally and Women Veteran’s Initiative Turkey Baskets

Financial services company Ally in conjunction with Women Veterans Interactive will be handing out turkey baskets from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the South East Vet Center, 820 Chesapeake Street SE. To register, contact Ginger Miller at or call 202-810-2118.

SAFEWAY, Events DC Annual Feast of Sharing

Safeway and Events DC celebrate the season of giving at the 16th Annual Safeway

Feast of Sharing (#SafewayFeast) on Nov. 25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention

Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. . Feast attendees will enjoy a free traditional turkey meal with all of the trimmings served by hundreds of volunteers. The community event will also feature a job fair and free clothing as well as health screenings, including free flu vaccines and diabetes testing.

Nov. 26

Carolina Kitchen, Contemporary Family Services Thanksgiving Dinner

The Carolina Kitchen, 2350 Washington Place NE, along with Contemporary Family Services will hold its 13th Annual Thanksgiving Community Outreach celebration and provide a free Thanksgiving Day dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to all those in need. There will be three seating times at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. To register a family or individual or to volunteer, visit

Don’t Smoke The Brothers & Sisters, Highlands Café & Grill, and Smokey’s Restaurant

The food services will host an annual Thanksgiving dinner at 4708 14th Street N.W. from 3 p. m.-7:30 p. m.  At-risk youths, returning citizens, and senior citizens are especially encouraged to come receive a free, hot meal.

Johenning Community Center, D.C. Baptist Convention Community Dinner

Johenning Community Center along with the District of Columbia Baptist Convention will hold an annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner at the Johenning Community Center, 4025 9th Street, SE from noon to 2 p.m. All are welcome.