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Free Community Meals

The homeless have NEVER had their own ‘home’ church---UNTIL NOW! Every Sunday at 11:00AM SoupMobile is filled to capacity with our homeless members & guests from the community. Location 2423 S. Good Latimer, Dallas, Texas 75215

Thanksgiving and Christmas Highland Oaks Church of Christ Dallas

Highland Oaks Church of Christ
4209 Samuell Blvd
Dallas, TX, 75228-0000
Call 214-342-6060
A food pantry may have special Thanksgiving and Christmas food items, including Turkeys and the toppings. They also serve free meals to the public.

Salvation Army Mckinney

Monday through Thursday, 9am - 12pm. Food pantry hours 9am to 3:30pm (Closed between noon and 1pm). Fresh Food Distributions 9am to 10am each Monday and Wednesday

Angel Tree of North Texas

important dates for the Angel tree of North Texas
  • September 1 - October 8: Online registration window for the Angel Tree program
  • November 5: Public, online adoption begins, and Forgotten Angel adoptions begin at participating mall partners
  • December 3-4: Gift drop offs occur with drive thru locations all across North Texas
  • December 3: Last day to adopt an Angel
  • December 14-20: Distribution of gifts to families take place


https://salvationarmyntx.org/north-texas/angel-tree/

McKinney Little Free Pantry

Providing: Food, hygiene products
Locations: See all ten locations here
Hours: Always open

Providing: Food, hygiene products
Locations: See all ten 110 E Davis St McKinney, TX 75069,
502 N Kentucky St, McKinney, TX 75069
513 Heard St, McKinney, TX 75069,
400 N. College St, McKinney, TX 75069
1771 Kever Main, Melissa, TX 75454
5871 Virginia Parkway, McKinney, TX 75071
614 Blue Ridge, McKinney, TX 75072
404 Lincoln St, McKinney, TX 75069
Hours: Always open
Website https://www.facebook.com/McKi

Toys for Tots of Collin County

Non-profits partner with the United States Marine Corps Reserve in northern Texas to offer this service. Parents need to apply at a local social service center or online. There may be unwrapped toys for a boy or girl, and Christmas goods for infants or teenagers too. Get books, tablets, electronics, video games,  clothes, computers, dolls, trucks, legos and other Christmas gifts as well. Apply here. https://collinco-tx.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/request-toys.aspx.

Catholic Charities, Brady Social Service Center Holiday Assistance

Location is 4009 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75226, (214) 826-8330
  • 4906 Bonnie View, Dallas, Texas 75241, dial (214) 376-2560
They will offer referrals to soup kitchen or Thanksgiving/Christmas meal sites. Many churches will also try to pass out to free gift baskets or other items to children or the elderly.

Salvation Army Tarrant County

Salvation Army programs also help low income families during the back to school shopping season as well as holiday seasons. They do this in multiple ways, most of which are driven by donations, volunteers, and the Red Kettle money raising campaign. The main parts of these assistance programs are:
  • Free school supplies, chrome books, uniforms and toiletries for students from K-12.
  • The Salvation Army also operates the Angel Tree Christmas toys, gift, and present program as well as participates in Adopt a Family.
  • Free Thanksgiving turkey dinners with the toppings are served as well.
2901 Northeast 28th Street, Fort Worth, Texas, (817) 834-6271
3023 Northwest 24th Street, Fort Worth, phone number is (817) 624-3111
1301 East Abram Street, Arlington, Texas, main phone (817) 861-9488
1901 East Seminary Drive, Fort Worth, call (817) 531-2923
936 U.S. 287, Mansfield, TX, dial (682) 518-8961

Feast of Sharing Date coming soon

This holiday season, H‑E‑B will take its annual Feast of Sharing dinner into homes across Texas and Mexico. H‑E‑B's Feast of Sharing will donate more than 340,000 meals to hunger relief organizations and food banks in Texas and Mexico during November and December.

First Baptist Church Cleburne Christmas Lunch of Johnson County

First Baptist Church Cleburne Christmas Lunch of Johnson County
414 N Main
Cleburne, TX 76033
Dial (817) 645-6684 for intake.
A free hot meal served is at noon on Christmas Day to anyone in community

Christmas for the Homeless December 25, 2021

The SoupMobile feeds the homeless in Dallas.
They are literally at the bottom of the food chain. Every year we pull out all the stops in our efforts to give them a magical Christmas with special gifts and a fabulous meal. Location SoupMobile Church
2423 S. Good Latimer Expy.
Dallas, TX 75215
214-655-6396

Collin County Regional Toy Distribution Charities

Collin County regional toy distribution charities are listed below. Many partner with other assistance programs, such as Toys for Tots. There are free Christmas gifts for teenagers or children, immigrants, single mom led homes and others.
  • Divine Tabernacle Bible Church is at 223 Briar Oak Dr., Murphy, Texas, 75094, Dial 214-684-6658
  • Grace Point Family Church is a Toys for Tots location. Address is 2218 Nuehoff Dr., Anna, Texas 75409. Telephone 972-658-0131
  • CMLA is at 1856 K Ave., Plano, Texas 75074. Call 469-457-0561
  • Saint Arbor Community Center address is 25631 Smotherman Road, Frisco TX, 75033. Call 903-238-3794
  • All Community Outreach address is 801 E. Main Street, Allen, Texas, 75002. Dial 972-727-9131
  • Blue Caboose Children's Fund, 5013 Bryn Mawr Drive, McKinney, Texas, 75072. Call 228-341-0403

Dallas County and city Free Toys for Tots

There are a number of churches and charities that receive toys from the Marine Corps and their partners. They can then be provided to qualified low income families and their children for free. Games, books, electronics, tablets, video games, clothes and more may be offered in Dallas. A formal application process is in place. Some of the agencies that participate include the following, however each is focused on a very limited area. Many police stations in the county will also have referrals.
  • YWCA Dallas, and the phone number is 214-584-2322
  • A Lift for Life Outreach Center, Inc is in Dallas County and zip code of 75215. Dial 214-367-0600.
  • Goslin Opportunity Center, zip code of 75208. Phone 214-942-8601
  • Ladies of Charity in Dallas. Call 214-821-5712. For families and children in the zip codes of 75223.
  • Bishop Heights Civic Center, telephone 972-225-6843
  • South Oak Cliff Baptist Church participates in Toys for Tots. The phone number is 214-371-9506, and they are based in the zip of 75216.
  • Steven Temple COGIC, call 214-957-0419
  • Bethlehem Foundation (zip 75232) - Telephone 214-371-3407
  • Passage of Youth, Inc - dial 214-928-9292
  • Find more details here. https://www.dfwtoysfortots.org/

Community Action Partners Fort Worth Parks And Community Services (CAP)

There are several of these non-profit agencies in the region. They offer a number of assistance programs and social services to low income, unemployed, and poor. The main holiday program may be Cowboy Santas. This will provide qualified applicants with toys, meals, books and games for their children. It operates across Tarrant, Johnson Hood, and other counties. They accept applications for this free Christmas program and may have information on other options as well. The offices are listed below.
1601 E Lamar Blvd, Ste 201, Arlington, Texas 76011, (817) 392-5790
Andrew Doc Session Center, 201 S Sylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76111, main number is (817) 392-5790
Como Center, 4900 Horne Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107, call (817) 392-5790
Far Northwest Center, 920 Roberts Cut-off Road, Fort Worth, TX 76114
Martin Luther King Center, 5565 Truman Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76112, call (817) 392-5790
North Tri-ethnic Center, 2950 Roosevelt Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76106, dial (817) 392-5790
Northside Center, 1100 NW 18th Street, Fort Worth, TX 76106, main number is (817) 392-5790
Southside Center, 959 E Rosedale St, Fort Worth, Texas 76104, (817) 392-5790
Worth Heights Center, 3551 New York Ave, Fort Worth, Texas 76110, main number (817) 392-5790

NTFB November 6, 2021 9am-12pm

Drive thru Mobile pantry distributions will be at the following location
Mt Zion Baptist Church
207 Highway 309 Goodlow, TX 75144


November 16, 2021 Tuesday 9am-4pm Rae of Hope

Free basic veterinary care for senior citizens learn more at www.hsnt.or/rae-of-hope Location Humane Society of North Texas Spay/Neuter Clinic 2309 Chester St. Fort Worth, TX

Holiday Event November 6th, 2021 9:00AM-11:00AM THE FEEDING FRIENDS & FAMILIES PROGRAM

Feeding Friends & Families is a low/no touch drive-thru community-wide event built to provide needed food to families at no cost to them.  Each family will receive nuts, dried fruit, dairy and a box of shelf-stable items. Location: 1800 West Hunt, McKinney, Texas 75069


Plano Texas Christmas Cops and Santas

They may give out free toys to children that they have encountered throughout the year. Other non-profits in Plano, such as the Salvation Army, may refer a family to this program, but there is no direct intake line. Try calling 211 for details. There may also be winter coats, hats, and needed clothes.

Holiday Event November 20, 2021 9:00AM-11:00AM THE FEEDING FRIENDS & FAMILIES PROGRAM

Feeding Friends & Families is a low/no touch drive-thru community-wide event built to provide needed food to families at no cost to them.  Each family will receive nuts, dried fruit, dairy and a box of shelf-stable items. Location: 1800 West Hunt, McKinney, Texas 75069


Holiday Event November 20, 2021 9:00AM-11:00AM THE FEEDING FRIENDS & FAMILIES PROGRAM

Feeding Friends & Families is a low/no touch drive-thru community-wide event built to provide needed food to families at no cost to them.  Each family will receive nuts, dried fruit, dairy and a box of shelf-stable items. Location: 1800 West Hunt, McKinney, Texas 75069


Holiday Event December 4, 2021 9:00AM-11:00AM THE FEEDING FRIENDS & FAMILIES PROGRAM

Feeding Friends & Families is a low/no touch drive-thru community-wide event built to provide needed food to families at no cost to them.  Each family will receive nuts, dried fruit, dairy and a box of shelf-stable items. Location: 1800 West Hunt, McKinney, Texas 75069


December 4, 2021 Saturday 10am-12pm Free Rabies and Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic

Don't let the cost of vaccines keep you from taking care of your pet! DASF will be sponsoring Free Rabies Vaccines for pets in partnership with Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) Denton Animal Shelter 3717 N Elm St. Denton, TX 

Holiday Event December 18, 2021 9:00AM-11:00AM THE FEEDING FRIENDS & FAMILIES PROGRAM

Feeding Friends & Families is a low/no touch drive-thru community-wide event built to provide needed food to families at no cost to them.  Each family will receive nuts, dried fruit, dairy and a box of shelf-stable items. Location: 1800 West Hunt, McKinney, Texas 75069