Hot Meals USA

Community Christmas Dinner

Everyone is welcome!

For the past 48 years, the First United Methodist Church of Kearney has served a community Christmas meal. This year, they are partnering with Hot Meals USA and various local nonprofits to expand this meal’s reach and make sure our community receives a FREE Community Christmas Dinner in the Kearney area.

WHEN:   December 25, 2020 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Drive-Thru at Mom and Dad’s BBQ; 222 W. 42nd St.

              Delivery: Request meal delivery at 308-234-3880 by December 23.

WHAT:   We are feeding health care workers, law enforcement, fire fighters, Buffalo County corrections employees, long-term care home workers, and ANY person or family in need of a free Christmas dinner.  EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

VOLUNTEER: We need help prepping, packing, and delivering meals.  Please use the SignUpGenius to sign up to volunteer.  A hat and mask are required.  Temperatures will be taken the day you volunteer to help. 

DONATE: Donate Online:

               Mail Check:  4500 Linden Drive, Kearney, NE  68847

               Make Payable to First United Methodist Church  Memo: Community Christmas Dinner

Donations can be received at the church.  If you would like no contact, you can call ahead at (308) 237-3158, drop-in the black mailbox on the office doors, and the church will grab your donation after you've left. You can also bring it into the office.

We need +$12,000 to feed 3000+ community members. Note: Any funds raised over expenses will be used to provide food to local people in need through our food pantries.

First United Methodist Church
Buffalo County Community Partners
Cash-Wa Distributing
City of Kearney
East Lawn Mission Trailer
Hot Meals USA
Jubilee Center
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
Kearney Area Community Foundation
Salvation Army
United Way of the Kearney Area

This event is approved by the Two Rivers Public Health Department. 
*Funded in part by a Department of Health and Human Services Cares Act Response and Recovery grant.

Location: 222 West 42nd Street Mom and Dad's BBQ

Related files:
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Created by:   Dick Cochran
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (CST) Available Slot
12/24/2020 (Thu.) 2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Christmas Meal Preparation (20)

We will be prepping food and equipment for the meal.

19 of 20 slots filled
Mike Leydig
Available 2-4 pm
Patricia Smith
1st sign up was in error. Correcting
Sue Higgins
Cal Higgins
Amy McManus (2)
Amy & Addison
Amy Martinez (2)
Amy and Gabby
Mary Jo Jarecke
I can work until 4 pm. If that is not long enough please let me know.
Dave Behle (9)
Christie, Morgan, Brian, Lori, Davis, Brooke, Cale, Bryden
Dave Bonk
12/25/2020 (Fri.) 6:00am - 9:00am  

Meal Preparation (10)

You be helping cook all the food for 3,000 meals

9 of 10 slots filled
Mike Leydig
Carrie Callan (3)
Daniel & Carrie
Linda Watson
Rod Peters (2)
Rod & Rhonda Peters
Emma Chandler (2)
Rich and Emma
10:00am - 2:00pm  

Christmas Meal Preparation (30)

We will be putting together meals for people.

All slots filled
Mike Leydig
Peggy Eynetich
John Lowe
Kim Lowe
Stan Zimbelman
Mary Henning (2)
Tom and Mary Henning
Lori Potter
Mary Jo Jarecke
Donyel Isaac
Julie Steffensmeier (3)
Julie, Gary and Kyle
Renee Besse (2)
Jack and Renee Besse
Peter-Jane Kotsiopulos (2)
Doug Hild (2)
Jerry Piehl
Kelly Bartling
Cathy Walters
Neal, Jamie. Zach, Luke Olson (4)
pam balcom
Carrie Stithem (2)
Jerry & Carrie
david bohm

Meal Delivery (35)

You will be delivering meals to homes.

All slots filled
Laura Hoffman
Stuart and Laura Hoffman
Suzanne Davis
Lauren Brandt
I could help deliver from noon to 2:00 p.m.
Nathan Talbert
Suzanne Miller
Miller family
Tanya Wegner
Tanya, Maddie & Luke Wegner
Tom Watson
Samantha Knaub
I will be able to help deliver meals from 12 pm - 2 pm.
Rachel Leach (3)
We can help 12pm-2pm
Cindy Casper
Casper Family
Paul and Rebecca Bartlett
Carrie Hardage (10)
Tammy Tillotson
Gene Tillotson
Don Peterson
Stacey Johnson
Curtis & Stacey Johnson
Jen Gibbs
Jen, Chrissy and Drew
Kimberly Rahe (4)
Elizabeth Roetman
Monte Roetman
Deb Eirich
Matt Kampfe
We can deliver from 11:00 to 12:30
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