CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Thanksgiving in a pandemic may look a bit different. Families have been encouraged to gather virtually instead of together to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The pandemic has also affected the income of several families.
Several businesses are offering a helping hand this year.
Mission 911 and TXU Energy team up to provide Thanksgiving meals
Monday, Nov. 23, volunteers gave out 250 Thanksgiving meals and blankets to those in need.
Walmart offers meals for everyone
Walmart, along with leading mobile rewards platform Ibotta, Campbell's, Butterball and Coca-Cola, is offering a free Thanksgiving meal when you download the Ibotta app.
Joe Salem Dinner
The 77th Annual Joe Salem Dinner will be serving meals drive-up style at Sokol Corpus Christi Gym, 5502 Kostoryz, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. As always, there is no charge for dinner and everyone is welcome.
Vishal Raju Bhagat Meal Giveaway
The Vishal Raju Bhagat Foundation will be giving away 500 meals on Thanksgiving Day.
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