Thanksgiving Resources and Events

Union Gospel Mission: Throughout the year  the Union Gospel Mission serves a hearty meal for people in need. This year its annual Thanksgiving dinner is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the upstairs chapel of the Men’s campus (435 University Ave. E., St. Paul). Please check Union Gospel Mission’s website - for more information.


Salvation Army: The Salvation Army will be cooking up turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and other food at:

Meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harbor Light, located at 1010 Currie Ave., Minneapolis

Loaves and Fishes: Several sites will serve dinner on the holiday. Call 612-377-9810 for more information.

Dorothy Day (4:30 - 5:30 p.m.) - 183 Old Sixth St., St. Paul

Gethsemane (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.) - 2410 Stillwater Rd E., St. Paul

The Every Meal program is a resource that can be set up through Frost Lake. Please call 651-293-8930 for more information.

Twin Cities Mobile Market

Check schedule at

Look below for locations.

Dorothy Day Center (Higher Ground) 

United Way

Search online for a variety of resources at

House of Refuge

Make an appointment for grocery distribution at

Use the online search tool to find food shelves at



Community Food Resources

Several community organizations provide free meals for families around Saint Paul.

Minnesota Food Helpline

Call 888-711-1151 for assistance, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meals on Wheels of Ramsey County

Provides free home-delivered meals to Ramsey County adult residents who are impacted by COVID-19.

Food Shelves in Ramsey County

A list of food shelves available in the City of Saint Paul and Ramsey County.

No ID required, no questions asked, no appointments necessary. Zip code used for tracking purposes only. Locations in Oakdale and North Minneapolis. Visit the website below for more information.

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