Thanksgiving Resources 2020

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Your Guide to Thanksgiving Resources in Spokane County for 2020 

Please note that United Way staff members make every effort to keep this list accurate, however we recommend you call or check the website of the agency providing the resource to ensure that the activity listed has not changed. This is especially important this year as many factors relating to COVID-19 can impact an event.

Click here for a PDF print version of Thanksgiving Resources in Spokane County for 2020.

If you are looking for ways to give back to our community this holiday season please check out Volunteer Spokane to explore opportunities.

If your organization is providing assistance for Thanksgiving or Christmas and wish to be added please email United Way staff member Marivic.

Thanksgiving Opportunities are listed in order by date of occurrence: 

2-1-1 - this is a year-round service 
Looking for assistance for programs or services in Spokane County? Get connected and get answers or referrals to services! Trained specialists are available to help you find various services in Spokane, Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties. From a land line, dial 2-1-1. From a cell phone, dial 1-877-211-9274. 2-1-1 operates Monday-Friday, 8:00AM - 6:00PM. After hours or on weekends, please text EW211 at 898-211.

Spokane Valley Assembly of God - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2020
15618 E. Broadway
Thanksgiving boxes will be avai lable for pick-up on Monday, November 23, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Masks required. Please RSVP by end of Wednesday, November 18, by calling (509) 924-0466.
Learn more: Call Andrea at 509-924-0466 to RSVP by 11-18-2020 

Shalom Ministries - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2020
518 W. Third
Grab-n-go! Thanksgiving meals will be distributed on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 1:00PM - 2:30PM inside the entrance on the SW corner of New Community Church. Masks required.
Learn more: Call Tim at 509-455-9019 or visit
Tom's Turkey Tuesday Distribution - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2020
Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N Havana, Spokane Valley, WA  99212
Thanksgiving meal boxes will be distributed at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center on Tuesday, November 24, 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or while supplies last. This will be a drive-thru only distribution. Please remain in your vehicle as you progress through the line and follow guidance from volunteers. Please wear a mask at all times when interacting with anyone at this event.
Anyone can be a Tom’s Turkey Drive recipient. No ID is required for pick-up. Please have one person per household pick up the meal during distribution. Meals are designed to feed a family of four. Drive-thru recipients will be able to pick up for up to 3 additional households. Supplies are limited so guests are asked to pick up only 1 box per household. 
For transit riders and walkers only, Second Harvest (1234 E. Front Ave.) will host a distribution the same day, Tuesday, November 24, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or while supplies last.
Learn more:

Women and Children's Free Restaurant - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2020 
1408 N. Washington
There will be groceries and prepared turkey meals for distribution at the curbside on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 11:00AM - 1:00PM. There should be a female adult present. Masks are required. The meals will be loaded in your trunk, please make sure the trunk is empty.
Learn more: Call Melissa Berry at 509-324-1995 or visit

The City Gate - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020
170 S. Madison 
Thanksgiving dinner bags will be distributed on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM.
Learn more: Call Kathy at 509-455-9670 or visit

Cup of Cool Water - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020
1106 w. 2nd
There will be a distribution of Thanksgiving meals on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Meals are available to youth and young adults age 14-24 experiencing homelessness as well as housing or food insecurity. Food bank bags will also be available. 
Learn more: Call Randy Waltman at 509-747-6686, email or visit

Union Gospel Mission - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020 
1224 E. Trent 
Union Gospel Mission will be providing limited Thanksgiving meals to go on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 starting at 6:00PM. To make a reservation, please call 509-535-8510 Ext. #2.
Learn more: Please make a reservation by calling 509-535-8510 Ext. #2 or visit

The Salvation Army - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2020
222 E. Indiana 
Grab-n-Go! Thanksgiving meals will be distributed on Thursday, November 26, 2020 starting at 1:30PM until food is gone. It will be a drive-up / walk-up model.
Learn more: Call Cassandra at 509-325-6821 or visit