The St. Stephen's Human Services Welcome Center will be closing at 12:00 PM on Thursday, December 24th, remaining closed all day on Friday, December 25th, and re-opening at 8:30 AM on Monday, December 28th.
St. Stephen's has hosted Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day drop-in centers for the last 33 years. In consultation with the Minnesota Department of Health, we have determined that due to COVID-19, we are unable to safely host our holiday drop-in centers this year.
Several other events are canceled this year, too. Please see below for information on locations who ARE serving meals this year:
Volume 34, Number 2
December 18, 2020
Christmas Meals in Minneapolis
Due to COVID-19, many longtime holiday events have been canceled in 2020. These are the locations who are serving a meal this year:
Catholic Charities Opportunity Center
740 East 17th St.
Will be open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, serving breakfast from 8–9 am, and a holiday lunch from 11:30–12:30.
Seating capacity is 30 people, so there will 2–3 different seating times. They are open Monday–Saturday from 8 am–1 pm.
Loaves & Fishes–Mount Olivet
5025 Knox Ave S
Will serve a takeout meal from 10:00–11:30 am on Christmas Eve, Thursday 12/24.
House of Charity Food Centre
714 Park Ave S
A takeout holiday meal will be served from 12–1 pm on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Glam Doll Donuts
2605 Nicollet Ave
Will serve a takeout holiday dinner 12–2 pm on Christmas Day.
Loaves & Fishes–New Bethel
1115 30th Ave N
Will serve a takeout dinner 5:30–6:30 pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Loaves & Fishes–St. Stephen’s
2123 Clinton Ave S
Will serve a takeout dinner 5:30–6:30 pm on Christmas Day.