Free Thanksgiving meals offered Thursday

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Several local organizations are proving it's not just the season to give thanks, but to give what they can to others.

Several community volunteer groups will be offering free Thanksgiving meals Thursday.


Alex's Restaurant (120 East 5th North St.) will be serving a free Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. until the food is gone.

"Please bring your family & friends for friendly conversation, dinner, coffee or tea and even dessert," their Facebook post reads. "Alex's and Staff will be providing a turkey and ham plus a few extras. If you are able please bring with you a side dish or a dessert to complement our buffet line. Call or come by anytime so we can get you on our list. This will ensure we have enough for everyone."

Click here for more information.

Knightsville UMC will be serving a Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving in the Knightsville UMC Family Life Center.

"We will be serving Turkey, Dressing and all the fixin's in celebration and thanks to the Knightsville and greater Summerville communities."

Contact their church office for more info: 843-875-2113.

On the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Summerville will be hosting a "Potluck in the Park" at Mall Park, in front of the TTC Palmer Campus. A Thanksgiving meal will be served. Click here for more information. To learn more about the Potluck in the Park movement, visit their Facebook page here.

Goose Creek

Harbour Lake Baptist Church will be serving a Thanksgiving lunch from noon until 2 p.m. They're located on Red Bank Road in Goose Creek. Children's Fun Activities starts At 10 a.m.

Click here for more information.


One80 Place serves lunch every day from 11:30 until 12:30 and Thanksgiving day is no different. Click here to see how you can help.

Also downtown, Without Walls Ministry will be serving a Thanksgiving Day lunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. They're located at 633 King Street but the tent will be set up at Lee and Meeting streets. Click here for more information and find out how you can help.

The Third Annual Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck will be held Thursday at the KKBE Social Hall (90 Hasell St) at 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, eggs, or honey) that would feed 8-12 people. Click here for more information.


According to South Strand News, Aunny's Restaurant in Georgetown (926 Front St.) will offer a free Thanksgiving Day meal for the community from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aunny's is accepting donations and volunteers. For more information, call the restaurant at 843-461-4750.

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