Tucson Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaways and Free Community Meals

8 Places to Find Free Thanksgiving Food in Tucson {2020}

By NW Tucson Macaroni Kid & East Tucson Macaroni Kid November 13, 2020

For many families enjoying a Thanksgiving meal can be a financial challenge. This Thanksgiving there are eight places in the Tucson area where local families can receive a free turkey or Thanksgiving meal. Many of these events are drive-through. Please follow all posted safety guidelines, and enjoy the blessings of the holiday.

Project Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 AM-1:00 PM.
Victory Worship Center, 2561 W Ruthrauff Rd
Thanksgiving meals will be assembled in advance for this drive-thru event. Please sign up for a meal HERE. The Victory Mobile Medical Unit will also be set up and available for wellness checks.

Thanksgiving Turkey Drive-Thru Event
Saturday, November 21 at 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
Donna Liggens Rec Center, 2160 N 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ.
United Healthcare and the City of Tucson are giving away 1000 turkeys at this event (one turkey per vehicle).

9th Annual Thanksgiving Festival
Saturday, November 21 at 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ.
One thousand turkeys (gift cards) will be given away to Tucson families for FREE! This is a drive-through event. Please stay in your vehicle and mask up. Hosted by Arizona Bilingual and Tucson Clinica Medica Familiar.

Giving Thanks and Giving Back- Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Sunday, November 22 at 11:00 AM-3:00 PM.
Martinez Chapel Hall, 2580 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ.
9th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner and Blessing Bags Distribution while supplies last

Thanksgiving Blessings to Go
Wednesday, November 25th, from 11:00am-2:00pm. 
The Center of Opportunity, 4550 S. Palo Verde Road. 
Get a FREE Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings at this COVID-safe, drive-through event hosted by The Gospel Rescue Mission.

36th Annual Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 26, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. 
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Fort Lowell. 
More than 250 local volunteers will help to prepare and cook the traditional Thanksgiving meal including turkeys and holiday sides. This is a FREE, drive thru event. For information about homebound meals delivery please call 520-448-5512.

Three Points Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 26, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. 
Robles Elementary School, 9875 S. Sasabe Rd.
The Three Points / Altar Valley School District Thanksgiving Dinner will be served curbside at Robles Elementary. To reserve your meal call: 822-2026.

Super Soul Kitchen Thanksgiving Giveback
Thursday, November 26, 2:00 PM-6:00 PM. 
Santa Rita Park, 401 E. 22nd St.
Super Soul Kitchen will serve boxed Thanksgiving meals to the homeless and those in need, until the boxes are gone.