Where you can celebrate Thanksgiving in NW Philly

 (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY, file)

(Kimberly Paynter/WHYY, file)

In need of a little extra help to get through the Thanksgiving holiday? Here’s a look at where you can go. 


Kicking off Thanksgiving week in Northwest Philly on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon is Councilwoman Cindy Bass’ annual turkey giveaway at the Eighth District office at 4439 Germantown Ave.

Councilwoman Bass, partnering with local grocery stores and the Raheem Brock Foundation, will provide over 100 turkeys to Eighth District families who are in need this holiday season.

On Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. the Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club is having a free turkey raffle at its monthly meeting held at the Wissahickon Charter School located on Awbury Campus at 813 E. Washington Lane. 

The East Falls Presbyterian Church is directing local residents in need of a meal to the Bethel Presbyterian Chuch at 1900 W. York Street on Thanksgiving from noon to 2 p.m. 

Face to Face in Germantown is opening their doors at 109 E. Price St. to those in need of a hot meal from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Doors will open at 10 a.m. for those seeking warmth and coffee. 

St. Vincent’s Episcopal Church in Germantown at 109 E. Price St. is distributing Thanksgiving baskets to families in need. Please call Evelyn Rogers at 215.438.1514 for more information. 

A chance to give back

Feeling the need to give this season? The Thanks4Giving drive will continue through Nov. 30. Ad agency Advent and other community organizations join together to help clothe the less fortunate. They are accepting clean clothing and outerwear like coats, hat and scarves at the Advent office located at 6074 Ridge Ave. in Roxborough between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Donations are to be bagged.

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