2021 Holiday Resources

Events, Meals & More

FREE local holiday resources in Benton, Lincoln and Linn Counties. Thank you to our many community partners providing these needed services and helping everyone have a safe, warm winter season!

For the list of year-round food pantries and meal sites in Linn and Benton Counties, visit our Linn Benton Food Share page.

For Lincoln County, click here.

Benton County

Date Event Address Time Contact Details
All winter CSC Utility Assistance NA NA Benton County (541) 752-2840 Financial assistance for utility bills, no shut off notice or late bill required. Call to schedule an appointment.
11/26 - 12/24 Comfort & Joy Christmas Tree Program NA NA Comfort & Joy Project website Christmas trees, stands and decor. Visit their website to apply. First come, first serve while supplies last.
Thanksgiving 11/25 Stone Soup Corvallis Thanksgiving Meal St. Mary's Church 501 NW 25th St Corvallis, OR 1pm-2pm Stone Soup Corvallis website To-go only. Meatless options offered at all meals.
12/10-12/16 Vina Moses Giving Tree Giving Tree Store 334 SW 2nd St Corvallis, OR By appointment (541) 753-1420 Gifts for children, holiday decor and a family meal. Registration deadline Dec 2.
Christmas 12/25 Stone Soup Corvallis Christmas Brunch First Christian Church 602 SW Madison Ave Corvallis, OR 10am-11am Stone Soup Corvallis website To-go only. Meatless options offered at all meals.
12/26 Stone Soup Corvallis Christmas Dinner First Christian Church 602 SW Madison Ave Corvallis, OR 5:30pm-6:30pm Stone Soup Corvallis website To-go only. Meatless options offered at all meals.

Lincoln County

Date Event Address Time Contact Details
All winter CSC Utility Assistance NA NA Lincoln County (541) 265-3293 Financial assistance for utility bills, no shut off notice or late bill required. Call to schedule an appointment.
Now - 12/3 Lincoln County Christmas Toy & Food Assistance The Salvation Army 140 NE 4th St Newport, OR Wed-Fri 10am-4pm (541) 283-0657 Gifts for kids up to age 14 and holiday food boxes. Must register over the phone or in-person by Dec 3. Learn more.
12/18 Newport Fishermen's Wives Holiday Outreach NA NA (541) 961-7209 (541) 961-3385 Holiday food box with presents and warm clothing for children. Application deadline Dec 11, boxes delivered Dec 18.
12/19 Toledo Elks Lodge Holiday Food Boxes 123 SE Alder St Toledo, OR NA (541) 336-2276 Applications available at the Toledo Library and Toledo Food Share Pantry.

Linn County

Date Event Address Time Contact Details
All winter CSC Utility Assistance NA NA Linn County (541) 926-7163 Financial assistance for utility bills, no shut off notice or late bill required. Call to schedule an appointment.
All winter Albany St. Vincent de Paul 2220 Pacific Blvd SE Albany, OR NA (541) 928-1559 Holiday meal boxes and other assistance available. Applications available in-store.
11/26 - 12/24 Comfort & Joy Christmas Tree Program NA NA Comfort & Joy Project website Christmas trees, stands and decor. Visit their website to apply. First come, first serve while supplies last.
11/24 Lebanon Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Meal First Christian Church 170 E Grant St Lebanon, OR 4pm-6pm (541) 451-7667
11/24 St. Mary's Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Meal St. Mary's Catholic Church 815 Broadalbin St SW Albany, OR 5pm-6pm (541) 926-1449
11/25 Sweet Home Elks Lodge Drive-thru Thanksgiving Meal 440 Osage St Sweet Home, OR 11am-2pm (541) 367-3559
12/4 Love INC Christmas Giveaway (Drive-thru shop) Jesus Pursuit Church 2110 Santiam Hwy SE Albany, OR 10am-3pm (541) 924-5683 Register online here.
12/15-12/16 Sweet Home Sharing Tree (12 and younger) Gift distribution at City Hall 1140 12th Ave Sweet Home, OR NA (541) 367-5882 Must live within Sweet Home School District. Application deadline Dec 3. Pick up tags to donate gifts at the fire station (1099 Long St) now - Dec 9.
12/15-12/16 Sweet Home Teen Sharing Tree (7th-12th grade) Gift distribution at City Hall 1140 12th Ave Sweet Home, OR NA Sweet Home holiday assistance web page Must live within Sweet Home School District. Application deadline Dec 3. Pick up tags to donate gifts at the police department (1950 Main St.) now - Dec 9.
12/19 Scio, Crabtree & Bilyeu Den Community Food & Gift Drive Scio Fire District Office 38975 SW 6th Ave Scio, OR 2pm-6pm (541) 981-9130 Must live within Scio Fire District. Application deadline Nov 24, mail to PO Box 54 Crabtree, OR 97335.
12/22 Lebanon Soup Kitchen Christmas Shop First Christian Church 170 E Grant St Lebanon, OR 4pm-5:30pm (541) 451-7667 For parents and grandparents to select a gift for their child/grandchild. Items can be donated Mon, Wed, Fri 11am-4pm.
12/24 Lebanon Soup Kitchen Christmas Dinner First Christian Church 170 E Grant St Lebanon, OR 4pm-6pm (541) 451-7667