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2015 Thanksgiving Meal Sites

Thanksgiving Where? Dates Times Information #
Chandler Salvation Army Chandler Community Center Nov. 26 10:00 – 1:00 pm Just walk in
Casa Grande Elks Lodge, 909 E. Florence Blvd. Nov. 26 10:30 – 1:30 (520) 836-6335
Paz De Cristo at Paz Nov. 26 5:30 – 6:45 pm Just walk in
Mendoza Thanksgiving Dinner Boys & Girls Club – Grant Wood Branch221 W. 6th Ave., Mesa Nov. 26 6:00 – 7:30 pm  (480) 844-0963
Love Kitchen 1715 E. Penrod Road, Pinetop Nov. 26 11:30 – ???? (928) 367-6505
Genesis Project 564 N. Idaho Road, Apache Junction Nov. 26 12:00 – 2 pm (480) 338-4298
Sneff Farms        
Show Low First Baptist 700 N. Central Ave, Show Low Nov. 24 5:00 – 6:30 pm (928) 537-4749
American Legion 645 Broad St., Globe AZ Nov. 20 2:00 – 5:00 pm  
Tempe Salvation Army 714 S. Myrtle Ave, Tempe Nov. 26 11:00 – 1:00 pm (480) 967-8649
Impacted For Purpose 7830 E. University Drive, Mesa Nov. 26 10:00 AM (480) 452-3674


Emergency Food Boxes
United Food Bank distributes bulk quantities of food to 120+ agencies in Maricopa, Pinal, Gila, Navajo & Apache counties that, in turn, pack and provide food boxes to families and individuals in need of emergency assistance.

To find a food pantry nearest you, searchable by county (Arizona Department of Economic Security): Click here.

To find a food pantry nearest you, searchable by zip code (Association of Arizona Food Banks): Click here.

For any other type of assistance, (AZ 2-1-1): Click here.

Looking to contact one of our partner agencies near you?  Click here to view a contact list of the agencies we partner with to feed the hungry.

Help Yourself Program
Help Yourself is a weekly food purchase cooperative for those in our communities on fixed incomes and limited resources. Held on most Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the $17 cooperative offers fresh meats, produce and a variety of dry goods to create 5 meals. As available, Help Yourself clients can also make selections from a variety of complimentary items like bread & pastry, assorted dairy and deli products. The program offers a great opportunity for anyone who’d like to make the most of their food budgets; weekly or monthly. There’s no qualifying, no limits and no restrictions.

Help Yourself is located at our Volunteer Annex at:
358 E. Javelina Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210


Helping Hands
An emergency food program, Helping Hands is a resource for “First Responders,” who are regularly first on scene during an emergency or crises, and encounter a family or household without food or immediate food resources. These responders can contact us on behalf of those families and obtain a non-perishable food box, that same day, to help them through their emergency.

For more information on this program, email

Other Resources
Need help with more than just food? 2-1-1 Arizona is  Arizona’s key source of integrated information that brings people and services together to meet vital needs.

Please visit 2-1-1 Arizona to find the help you need throughout Arizona.