City of Toledo Department of Neighborhoods hosts

19th Annual Homeless Holiday Luncheon

with support from many Community Partners


Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson will join the City of Toledo Department of Neighborhoods and many generous partners in hosting a traditional Thanksgiving style meal for underserved citizens on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 11 am to 1 pm in the banquet hall of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at 740 N. Superior Street.  Health screenings and other services begin at 10 am.


Agencies which provide assistance throughout the year for less fortunate individuals and families have circulated flyers in the community so that people know they are welcome to attend.  The luncheon will be served by city officials from 11 am to 1 pm, but guests may also visit a mobile health clinic and speak with service providers to receive health screenings and service referrals starting at 10 am.  Participants may enjoy complimentary haircuts and manicures from Paul Mitchell the School Toledo.  New combs and brushes and Care Packs with toiletries will be distributed at the event.


Buckley the Squirrel from Buckeye Healthcare, Banks Family – Spoon, Fork & Knife, a Magic show by Martin Jarrett and face painting by Blue Bell the Clown are available for entertainment.


The following agencies will have representatives in attendance to provide important information to attendees about vital services available in our community:


  • NPI/PATH – Neighborhood Properties Inc.
  • NHA Mildred Bayer
  • United Way
  • Pathway, Inc.
  • Northwest Ohio Health Group
  • Unison Behavioral Health Group
  • Lucas County Regional Health District
  • AIDS Resource Center Ohio 
  • Toledo Lucas County Care Net
  • Buckeye Health Plan



The Annual Holiday Luncheon is made possible through the generosity of many:

  • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Kitchen for the Poor
  • Toledo Seagate Food Bank 
  • Hickory Farms
  • Glass City Church of Christ
  • Cherry Street Mission
  • Helping Hands of St. Louis 
  • Paul’s Community Center
  • James McDay “We R Ribs”
  • City Barbeque
  • Grace Community Center
  • Toledo Fire & Rescue Department
  • Meijers
  • The Andersons
  • Walmart
  • Costco
  • Kroger
  • Target
  • Hampton Inn
  • Hannah’s Socks