Eat, Drink, & Be Thankful

” Thanksgiving is the meal we aspire for other meals to resemble.”

Through community partnerships and donations, organizations, counties and cities across metro Atlanta offer free or reduced-cost holiday meals for people who need them.

Here are a variety of locations offering Thanksgiving meals and food assistance through the holidays:

  • The Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving meal is served in downtown Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day.
  • The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a free Thanksgiving giveaway drive-thru every Monday.
  • Hosted by Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham, the city of East Point’s third annual Thanksgiving Brunch requires no prior registration. The event on Thanksgiving Day
  • There are a variety of food pantries and distribution sites open throughout the holiday season. For a full map of partnering food banks and mobile pantries in and around Atlanta, visit