Groups across the Tennessee Valley are giving back this holiday season by feeding anyone in need of a hot meal on Thanksgiving.

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DeKalb County

Fort Payne

  • Fort Payne City Hall
    • 100 Alabama Ave NW, Fort Payne, AL 35967
    • Bread of Life will be serving a Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day in the City Auditorium basement kitchen (part of City Hall).


  • Henagar Community Center
    • 150 Barron, Henagar, AL 35978
    • Mark Young and Heavenly Pizza are preparing a free Thanksgiving meal that will be distributed on Thanksgiving Day and the evening before.

Jackson County


  • Holy Smokes, The Gathering Church of God and Pathway Baptist Church
    • 108 Tupelo Pike, Scottsboro, AL 35769
    • Pick up a Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Lauderdale County


  • Salvation Army
    • 1601 Huntsville Road, Florence, Ala. 35630
    • Organizers will be giving away to-go hot plates on Thanksgiving Day

Limestone County


  • Lindsay Lane Baptist Church is providing a free Thanksgiving Meal
    • November 17, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Days Inn Banquet Hall located at 1322 Hwy 72, Athens, Ala. 35611
  • Limestone County Churches Involved, Inc., aka LCCI.
    • 201 N. Jefferson StreetAthens, Ala.
    • (256) 262-0671

Madison County


  • Downtown Rescue Mission and Raytheon
    • Turkey Box Drive
    • 1,000 boxes will be given away on a first come, first serve basis
    • November 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Downtown Rescue Mission located at 1400 Evangel Drive NW, Huntsville, AL
  • Manna House
    • Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner at 12 noon, Thursday, November 25
    • The Rock Church located at 3401 Holmes Avenue, Huntsville, AL. 35801
    • People are welcome in person, drive-by pick-up, no reservations required.
    • Deliveries can be requested at with name, address, phone number, and number of meals needed. Deliveries will go out between 11:30-12:30 p.m.
  • One Table Huntsville
    • November 22, 2021, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
    • Big Spring Park located at 200 Church St. NW Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Rose of Sharon
    • November 25, serving starts at 11 a.m.
    • Located at 723 Arcadia Cir NW, Huntsville, AL 35810
  • Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
    • November 20, food box drive-thru give away starts at 8 a.m.
    • located at 315 Winchester Road NE, Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church
    • November 20, food box drive-thru give away starts at 9 a.m.
    • One box per vehicle will be given out on a first come, first serve basis
    • Located at 2115 Winchester Road Huntsville, Ala. 35810

Marshall County


  • Food Bank of North Alabama with Feeding America
    • Hosting a Drive-thru mobile pantry
    • Wednesday, November 17 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    • Sand Mountain Park Amphitheater located at 700 S.M.P.A. Blvd in Albertville.

News 19 has reached out to a number of other local organizations but we have yet to hear back. This list will be updated with new events, so check back!