Christmas Day meals in Portland Oregon

Where to Eat for Free on Christmas Day

There are several places in Portland that are offering FREE hot meals on Christmas Day. All meals are served takeout-style during the COVID-19 pandemic and everyone is welcome. Please check with the organization to find out what types of food they will be serving.

Please note: Blanchet House does not serve meals on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day so that our shelter residents can enjoy a day of rest.

You can receive free hot meals at the following places:

Portland Rescue Mission

111 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209

Dec. 25 Meal Times:
Breakfast: 7-8 am
Dinner: 6-7 pm

Jan. 1 Meal Times:
Breakfast: 7-8 am
Dinner: 6-7 pm

Union Gospel Mission

3 NW 3rd Ave

Dec. 25 Meal Times:
Brunch: 10 am-noon

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES)

30 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204

Dec. 25 At the Ankeny window 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.

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You can find other places to volunteer at Hands On Greater Portland.

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