Here’s where to pick up a free Thanksgiving turkey in the Houston area

A gorgeous Thanksgiving spread.
A gorgeous Thanksgiving spread. (

HOUSTON – Need assistance in getting food for Thanksgiving? A lot of help will be offered this year as many Houstonians are still in need of assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic.

42nd Annual City Wide Club Super Feast

The 42nd Annual Houston Super Feast, hosted by the city of Houston, Houston First and George R. Brown Convention Center hopes to give families between 60 and 80 pounds of food baskets enough for a family of five or six on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Families can either drive-up or walk-up to receive their food basket.

Each basket will contain one frozen turkey, chicken, or ham, baked and assorted goods, canned goods and bread.

Families in need do not need to pre-register, according to the City Wide Club website.

Join us this year for the 42nd Annual Super Feast “Grab ‘N Go” held on Thanksgiving Day at George R. Brown Convention...

Posted by City Wide Club America on Sunday, October 4, 2020

Bee Busy Wellness Center Turkey Giveaway

Bee Busy Wellness Center, located on Bellfort Avenue in Southwest Houston will provide a bag of food for 2,000 families for Thanksgiving during their “Turkey on Every Table” event, according to a press release.

Each bag will contain one Thanksgiving turkey, canned goods, boxes of instant mashed potatoes, stuffing mix, and corn muffin mix.

The giveaway will take place Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

For more information, click here.

Operation Turkey

Operation Turkey is going virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, and their goal remains the same: To ensure everyone has a hot meal on Thanksgiving Day.

Individuals who are interested in a free hot meal on Thanksgiving Day can fill out this form on their website to ensure one will come to you.

According to the website, each meal will contain turkey, vegetables, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, a slice of pie and a drink.

To learn more, click here.

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An Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist, Amanda Cochran is a Houston transplant from New York City who has embraced her new city with both arms -- living and breathing news and all things Texas.