Free Christmas dinners provided by American Red Cross

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) -- The annual Red Cross Christmas Day Dinner, sponsored by Bi-Lo Charities, is free to anyone who needs a hot meal or a place to fellowship on this special occasion.

The Red Cross expects to provide some 6,000 meals, including home deliveries to those who cannot get to a church site.

This event is provided free to the public thanks to Bi-Lo Charities' sponsorship and donations from the community, and with the assistance of over one hundred American Red Cross volunteers.

Cost of this event is expected to exceed $16,000.


See the list below of the community dinners:

Christmas Eve dinner:

12-2 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 205 S. Rosemary Ave., Andrews

Church sites and dinner hours are:

From 1 p.m. - 3 p.m:

- St. John's Greek Orthodox Church, 3301 Hwy. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach. Transportation will be provided to St. John's Greek Church from Street Reach

- Belin United Methodist Church, 4183 Hwy 17 S., Murrells Inlet

- Risen Christ Lutheran Church, 10595 Hwy 17 N., Myrtle Beach (next to Barefoot Landing)