Free Thanksgiving Meals for Long Island Sandy Victims

Many restaurants and companies on Long Island are offering free Thanksgiving meals to those hardest hit by Sandy. This list is constantly evolving and if you know of any other places not included, please let us know and we will add them.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23: Lowe’s is providing more than 22,000 free grab-and-go, heat-and-serve Thanksgiving meals for hard-hit communities across Long Island, New York City and New Jersey. Lowe’s will provide Boston Market family-style meals. Each meal includes fresh roasted turkey or ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet corn and rolls. The fully cooked dinners will be distributed at 35 stores on a first-come, first-served basis (stores listed below). Each store location will have approximately 500 meals to provide the local community and more than $1 million worth of food will be distributed during Wednesday’s events, which begin at 11 a.m. and will last until supplies run out. In addition, Table Talk Pies of Worcester, Mass., has donated more than 43,000 pies to be included in meals.

Participating New York Stores
Brooklyn, NY
118 2nd Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: (718) 249-1151
Brooklyn – Kings Plaza, NY
5602 Avenue U
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Phone: (718) 758-2910
N.W. Staten Island, NY
2171 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10303
Phone: (718) 682-9027
S. Staten Island, NY
2790 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island, NY 10309
Phone: (718) 477-7300
Medford, NY
2796 Route 112
Medford, NY 11763
Phone: (631) 207-4541
Garden City, NY
700 Dibblee Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 794-6531
Bay Shore, NY
800 Sunrise Highway
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Phone: (631) 954-9001
Farmingdale, NY
90 Price Parkway
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone: (631) 927-3470
Stony Brook, NY
2150 Nesconset Highway
Stony Brook, NY 11790
Phone: (631) 406-2015
Hicksville, NY
920 South Broadway
Hicksville, NY 11801
Phone: (516) 733-7840
Rosedale, NY
253-01 Rockaway Boulevard
Rosedale, NY 11422
Phone: (516) 837-4057
Patchogue, NY
825 Montauk Highway
East Patchogue, NY 11772
Phone: (631) 687-6220
Riverhead – South, NY
1461 Old Country Road
Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone: (631) 208-2190

Manor East Free Thanksgiving Dinner, 201 Jerusalem Ave., Massapequa. Begins at noon, runs all day. Full thanksgiving feast, all trimmings buffet, no cost, all welcome any families in need. 516-799-0666


THURSDAY, NOV. 22: Chateau La Mer Free Thanksgiving Buffet; Two seatings: 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. To attend RSVP to 631-867-3700.

THURSDAY, NOV. 22: Swingbelly’s BBQ is a local restaurant and Sean the owner is an incredible guy. He has volunteered to prepare Thanksgiving meals for 100 Long Beach families. Call Swingbelly’s for details. 516-431-3464.

THURSDAY, NOV. 22: Monsoon Asian Kitchen & Lounge in Babylon will open its doors on Thanksgiving to 50 Babylon families to enjoy free turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and football. Please call Lauren to arrange a spot in the dining room: 631-587-4400.



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