PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - There are several organizations and businesses that are helping others this Thanksgiving.
- Helping Other People in Emergencies
This organization is looking for cash donations, food baskets and gift cards. Call Kay at (401) 521-0706 or send to:
2 Mattie St.
- Living Hope Christian Church Free annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Dinner will be served at the church from noon to 2 p.m. For more information and to reserve a seat, email or call Pastor Peter Atkin at (401) 667-0775.
730 South County Trail
North Kingstown, RI
- Pawtucket Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Day Dinner
The soup kitchen will serve a free dinner to those in need from noon to 1 p.m.
195 Walcott St.
- Pazi's Place 2nd annual Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner
The family-owned restaurant will serve dinner for those in need from noon to 4 p.m.
380 Taunton Ave.
East Providence, RI
- St. Michael's Thanksgiving Day Dinner
A partnership of St. Michael's, St. Patrick's, Amos House, McAuley House, Crossroads RI, Providence Rescue Mission and hundreds of volunteers will serve a free dinner 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Donations and volunteers to help serve are needed. Call Sister Ann Keefe at (401) 781-7210. Those interested in helping to deliver meals can call the Providence Rescue Mission at (401) 648-6849.
239 Oxford St.
- Thanksgiving Dinner Delivery
Volunteers are needed to help deliver meals prepared by Warren Unit 11 of the American Legion Auxiliary and friends on Thanksgiving Day to the elderly, homebound and needy in Barrington, Bristol, Warren and the Riverside section of East Providence. Anyone wanting a meal or looking to volunteer should call (401) 245-5431 and leave a message. Orders must be placed by 4 p.m. Wednesday. The meals will be prepared on Thanksgiving Day at St. Thomas the Apostle Church.
500 Metacom Avenue
- Emmanuel House Thanksgiving Eve Dinner
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence will provide a "Thanksgiving Eve" dinner for guests at the Emmanuel House homeless shelter starting at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
239 Public St.
- Annual Central Falls Thanksgiving Dinner
The Central Falls Food Pantry will offer a free Thanksgiving Dinner to residents who can't afford to buy a turkey or those who may not have anyone around to celebrate the holiday with. It will take place at the Knights of Columbus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Transportation is available for seniors living in high rises.
20 Claremont St.