Here is a list of some of the area charities providing free Thanksgiving meals:


St. Paul Catholic Community Church: Hosting Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dinner will be held in the school cafeteria and is free. Address: 1330 Sunshine Ave., Leesburg.
First United Methodist Church of Eustis: Providing free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take home meals available 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Open to all. Call to reserve a spot or meal. Phone: 352-357-4527. Address: 600 S. Grove St., Eustis.
Christian Care Center — Men's Residence: Providing community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: 352-787-9904. Address: 1309 High St., Building 105, Leesburg.
Life Community Church: Serving free Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Long John Silvers in Eustis. Phone: 352-483-8877. Address: 2880 S. Bay St. Eustis.
Christian Worship Center: Hosting its annual community Thanksgiving dinner from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church's Miraculous Thrift Store. Phone: 352-365-1709. Address: 2310 W. Main St., Leesburg.
Deliver the Difference: Provides food for holiday meals for those in need. Providing frozen turkeys and traditional sides. Also partnered with Bob Evans Restaurants to provide Farmhouse Feasts — completely cooked Thanksgiving meals that simply need to be warmed up. Meals picked up the day before the holiday and distributed to the families that have signed up for them. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone: 352-343-6700. Address: 320 N. Lake Ave. Tavares, FL 32778