Dinners offered to needy, homeless

November 23, 1995|By Jill Kubatko | Jill Kubatko,CONTRIBUTING WRITER

The Baltimore Convention Center was the site of the Baltimore Goodwill Industries' 40th annual Thanksgiving Dinner yesterday for more than 2,100 needy and homeless persons.

Here is a list of free Thanksgiving dinners offered in the area today for the needy and homeless:


Bea Gaddy will serve Thanksgiving meals at Dunbar Senior High School, Orleans and Caroline streets. Meals are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Organizers are expecting to feed double or triple the number of people who were served last year, when about 63,220 meals were served.

Other sites include:

Beans and Bread, 402 S. Bond St., from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Brown's Memorial Church, 3215 W. Belvedere Ave., from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

City Temple, Eutaw Place and Dolphin Street, from noon to 4 p.m.

Church on the Rock, 100 E. Patapsco Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grace and Hope Mission, 4 S. Gay St., at 4 p.m.

Helping Up Mission, 1029 E. Baltimore St. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Our Daily Bread, 411 Cathedral St., from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Providence Baptist Church, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. will begin serving at 11:30 a.m.

For additional information on other locations serving Thanksgiving meals, call First Call for Help, in Baltimore, 1-800-492-0618 or 685-0525.


Harundale Presbyterian Church, 1020 Eastway, Glen Burnie, will serve between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. More than 100 people have signed up, but the church can feed more.

Robinwood, Tyler Avenue, Annapolis, will serve from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Five hundred people can be served.

St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road, Pasadena, will serve from noon to 2 p.m. The church has enough food to feed 300 to 400 people.


Seniors can get a free Thanksgiving meal at these centers: Parkville, 8601 Harford Road; Pikesville, 1301 Reisterstown Road; Catonsville, 501 N. Rolling Road; and At Ease, 7401 Holabird Ave. in Essex.

Christ the King Church, 335 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk, will serve meals from noon to 5 p.m.

Freezing Weather Shelter, 9100 Franklin Square Drive, Essex and Banneker Center at Main Street and Wesley Road, Catonsville are open from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. and will serve dinner.

Rock Church, 1607 Cromwell Bridge Road, Baltimore, will have an International Students dinner at 5 p.m. for foreign college students.

St. Clare's Catholic Church, 714 Myrth Ave., Essex, will offer its Essex Hot Meal from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow in church hall.


Shepherd Staff will serve at St. John's Catholic School, Monroe Street, Westminster from noon to 3 p.m. Organizers expect to serve 300 people and have enough dinners for 400.


Havre De Grace High School, 700 Congress Ave., Havre De Grace, is serving meals from noon to 3 p.m. The high school student service group S.M.I.L.E.S. is sponsoring the event.

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