Thanksgivng meal event



We served over 700 plates of hot food.

350+ families joined us to receive a meal & a free turkey for the holidays. 

130+ volunteers helped to serve their community. 

THANK YOU to Melinda Stanley for putting so much work into our activities. You made some fun happen!! Thank you to Perot Museum for the Tech Truck, Face Painting DFW Entertainment + for the wonderful face art, Bounce 'N' More for those 2 really fun slides and Kona Ice for the frozen tasty treats!

We also need to THANK Whataburger, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Baker's Ribs Garland and United Site Services for providing supplies that made the day go so much smoother!

The Day of the Event

It takes place at Life Message where a hot meal is prepared and served to those that want to participate.  Volunteers make this event a success which warms the hearts at Life Message and our community.


We love having plenty of volunteers to help set up our event, serve meals, pass out turkeys and make connections to those we serve.  We would love to have you join us!

Display their FAQs

Who are we serving?

Life Message clients & our veterans

Can my whole family volunteer?   

Absolutely!  We encourage families to volunteer together.

Can I donate to the event?

Yes!  We will take donations of desserts (homemade or store bought)

Will it be canceled due to bad weather?

We have not canceled one yet - even in 40 degrees with rain

THANK YOU to these companies for entertaining