(Thankfully) Giving in Hoboken


Many outstanding displays of charity in Hoboken this year!

Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Marios Pizza

Mario’s Classic Pizza at 742 Garden St. will be hosting a free traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner from 1pm to 7pm. The dinner is open to anyone in the community who needs it. For more information, call (201) 659-0808.

2010 marks their 10th year running – and sets the record with 12 turkeys (and all the trimmings) being served to anyone who walks in.

Jaycees hand out free turkeys in Hudson County

Only in it’s first year, the Hudson County Jaycees lent a hand to the community – doling out free Thanksgiving turkeys to those who might be less fortunate.

See full press release here.

The Hoboken Homeless Shelter

As reported earlier on Hoboken411, The Hoboken Shelter at 3rd and Bloomfiled will offer a full day of activities and food for the needy on Thanksgiving Day.

They offer a Thanksgiving lunch at 2pm, an art & creative writing show at 3pm, movie time at 5pm and Thanksgiving dinner at 7:30pm. As always, they need volunteers for certain shifts on Thanksgiving. They also encourage donations of paper and plastic plates and cups, plastic utensils, and napkins. To get more information, call Jaclyn Cherubini at (201) 656-5069.

Breakfast at St. Matthews

A Thanksgiving Day breakfast for the needy will take place at St. Matthew’s Trinity Church on Eighth Street (between Washington and Hudson) from 9am to 11am. For more information or to make any donations of food or utensils, call the church at (201) 659-4499.

Hoboken Elks Lodge

For the second year, the Hoboken Elks Lodge No. 74 at 1005 Washington St. will be serving a meal at the lodge to those in need on Thanksgiving Day from 12pm to 4pm. Also, meals will be prepared for takeout for those who are unable to stay. For more about the event or to donate, call Tom Foley (201) 852-5833.

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I agree. I will try a pizza from Mario’s at some point in the future, just because of this.


Glad Mario’s does this every year. Nice way to give back to the community for sure!