ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- Local organizations based in the River Valley and NWA are giving back to those in need this Thursday (Nov. 22) with free Thanksgiving meals.
One volunteer spending Wednesday (Nov. 21) preparing meals for the Fayetteville Salvation Army told 5NEWS, " This year, I don't have my kids for the holidays. So, I just wanted to volunteer and spend my time somewhere else and help."
Here's a list of the places offering a free Thanksgiving meal in our area on Thursday:
- 7hills Homeless Center at 1832 S. School in Fayetteville. Serving meals starting at 11:30 a.m.
- First United Methodist Church at 307 W. Elm St. in Rogers. Serving meals starting at 12 p.m.
- Center Street Cafe at 1995 N. Center Street in Elkins. Serving meals starting at 11 a.m.
- Community Rescue Mission at 310 N. F St. in Fort Smith. Serving meals from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Midland Heights United Methodist Church at 3500 N. Sixth St. in Fort Smith. Serving meals starting from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Reid's Hometown BBQ at 42 W Main St in Booneville. Serving meals starting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Salvation Army at 3305 SW I St. in Bentonville. Serving meals from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Salvation Army at 301 N. 6th Street in Fort Smith. Serving meals from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- The Fayetteville Salvation Army will be serving meals at the Genesis Church at 205 M.L.J. Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.