Two groups have planned free Thanksgiving Day meals for the needy, according to news releases.
Holiday Helpers Inc. of Baton Rouge will host its 25th annual Thanksgiving Together event for the community 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road.
The menu includes turkey, ham, corn-bread dressing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, green beans, roll, dessert, soft drinks and coffee.
For details, contact state Sen. Sharon Weston Broome’s office at (225) 359-9352, Karen Lord at (225) 927-3866 or City Constable Reginald R. Brown Sr. at (225) 389-3004.
Volunteers are asked to show up to help at 6 p.m. Wednesday and/or on Thanksgiving between 9 a.m. and noon.
At the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room, everyone is invited to a Thanksgiving Day meal 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.
Volunteers and donations of money, nonperishable food and other items are welcome. The dining room’s address is 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place. For details, call (225) 383-7837.