Free Thanksgiving drives, meals and giveaways happening this week

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Several organizations and community members are stepping up to help those in need this Thanksgiving season.

Here’s a list of free meals, drives and giveaways happening in Kern County throughout the month. The list is organized by date.


WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24

Blessing Corner Senior Meals Delivery

Blessing Corner Ministries will be delivering Thanksgiving meals to seniors in need on Wednesday.

For more information on receiving a meal, visit here or call 661-861-0349.

Blessing Corner Ministries is also looking for volunteers. If you’d like to volunteer, click here.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 24

Hours: 12-3 p.m.


Dream Center Thanksgiving Dinner

All are welcome to receive a free, hot Thanksgiving dinner at the Dream Center on Nov. 24 while supplies last. Organizers said this is their 11th annual event.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 24

Hours: 12-5 p.m.

Location: Dream Center, 520 Union Ave.


THANKSGIVING DAY

Blessing Corner Thanksgiving Meals

Blessing Corner Ministries will be distributing free Thanksgiving Day meals. You can drive or walk up to receive your meals. All members of the community are welcome.

Blessing Corner Ministries is also looking for volunteers. If you’d like to volunteer, click here.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 25

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Blessing Corner Ministries, 101 Union Ave. at 1st Street


CityServe Thanksgiving Meals for Homeless

CityServe Bakersfield is teaming up with the Community Action Partnership of Kern and Dignity Health to offer free Thanksgiving lunches for those residing at the M Street Navigation Center.

The Center provides beds, meals, laundry services, medical assessments and pet care for the local homeless community.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 25

Hours: 11 a.m.

Location: M Street Navigation Center, 2900 M St.


The Mission at Kern County Thanksgiving Meals

The Mission at Kern County will be offering Thanksgiving meals to those in need.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 25

Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: The Mission at Kern County, 821 E. 21st St.

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