Groups around Clark County are making certain everyone can appreciate a joyful Thanksgiving banquet regardless of their ability to pay. Below are four places serving complimentary meals to anyone who’s homeless, lonely or simply starving this vacation.
– Washougal Recreation Center, 1681 C St., Washougal.
A group from St. Anne’s Episcopal Church will provide a traditional turkey supper full with stuffing, sauce, mashed potatoes, environment-friendly bean casserole as well as pies from 4 to 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
“We have some outstanding chefs in the congregation,” said John Adams, a participant of St. Anne’s.
He claimed the group, which consistently chefs meals at the Washougal Recreation Center through Refuel Washougal, expects to feed in between 90 and 110 individuals. Refuel Washougal will certainly still hold its on a regular basis scheduled Friday dish at the recreation center.
– Stockroom ’23, 100 Columbia St., Vancouver.
Washington Court of Appeals Court Rich Melnick is continuing a long-standing practice by giving a Thanksgiving banquet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at beachfront dining establishment WareHouse ’23. For the last couple of years, the meal averaged in between 600 and also 700 diners.
Food is offered in between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the dining establishment’s dining room. Storage facility ’23 will certainly also hold a free meal Xmas Day.
– Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Roadway, Vancouver.
For the 8th year in a row, Donnie Vercher, owner of popular Father D’s Southern Design BBQ, is placing on a large Thanksgiving meal and also everybody is welcome partake.
This year, the dish happens from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Living Hope Church. Vercher stated Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle discovered he was trying to find a big interior room to organize the event and also recommended the church, which placed on its own meal last year.
With 1,500 to 2,000 individuals anticipated Saturday, Vercher said prep work takes days; smoking 60 turkeys and also 50 porks at his Timberland restaurant is no small task. On top of smoked meats, there will certainly be cranberry sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, Hawaiian rolls and also as variety of pies and also pastries.
“No one will be averted,” Vercher claimed. “It’s to bring the area with each other. There are a great deal of individuals with tasks and a residence that can’t pay for a Thanksgiving meal.”
Vercher stated he wants everyone to get something excellent to eat as well as have an excellent time. Besides food, there will certainly be cost-free haircuts, rewards for youngsters, encounter paint and also service organizations will have cubicles.
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– Luepke Senior Citizen Facility, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver.
On Friday, Vancouver Parks & & Leisure’s 50 as well as Better program will host a Thanksgiving lunch at Luepke Senior citizen. Starting at 10:15 a.m., people can delight in food offered by Dishes on Wheels People in addition to an efficiency by The Marshallaires Community Choir.
Donations are approved for the dish as well as those younger than 60 are urge to pay full rate ($7.39).