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The festive season can be a very hard time of year for those without homes or families to spend the day with.

Don't be alone this Christmas.

There are community events on all over Queensland where you can get a good meal and spend time with people who understand how hard this season can be.

If you need somone to talk to, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their website - lifeline.org.au

Where to find a meal on Christmas Day

There are many groups and organisations that hold Christmas Day lunches or dinners every year to support their local communities.

Here are just a few who are providing food and company on Christmas Day 2017:

Christmas Day Breaky, QuIHN Bowen Hills

Dinner table with Christmas decorations

NAC Community Christmas Day Lunch, Nundah

Bundaberg Church of Christ, Bundaberg (bookings essential)

Gold Coast Community Christmas Lunch, Labrador

Deckerdence Bake Shop Christmas Lunch, Cairns

Moreton Bay Community Christmas Lunch, Kippa-Ring

Chrsitmas Day Neighbourhood Lunch, New Farm

 

Wesley Mission Queensland are providing several Community Lunches over the festive season, you can find more details here.

The Salvo's also provide Christmas Lunches over the festive season, visit their website to find what's on near you.

 

There are many other groups and organisations who provide a free meal and great company on Christmas Day, we have only listed a small hadnful here.

If you would like to add an event to this list, please send an email with the place and a website link to Elinor before 5pm Friday 22nd December.

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The festive season can be a very hard time of year for those without homes or families to spend the day with.

Don't be alone this Christmas.

There are community events on all over Queensland where you can get a good meal and spend time with people who understand how hard this season can be.

If you need somone to talk to, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their website - lifeline.org.au

Where to find a meal on Christmas Day

There are many groups and organisations that hold Christmas Day lunches or dinners every year to support their local communities.

Here are just a few who are providing food and company on Christmas Day 2017:

Christmas Day Breaky, QuIHN Bowen Hills

Dinner table with Christmas decorations

NAC Community Christmas Day Lunch, Nundah

Bundaberg Church of Christ, Bundaberg (bookings essential)

Gold Coast Community Christmas Lunch, Labrador

Deckerdence Bake Shop Christmas Lunch, Cairns

Moreton Bay Community Christmas Lunch, Kippa-Ring

Chrsitmas Day Neighbourhood Lunch, New Farm

 

Wesley Mission Queensland are providing several Community Lunches over the festive season, you can find more details here.

The Salvo's also provide Christmas Lunches over the festive season, visit their website to find what's on near you.

 

There are many other groups and organisations who provide a free meal and great company on Christmas Day, we have only listed a small hadnful here.

If you would like to add an event to this list, please send an email with the place and a website link to Elinor before 5pm Friday 22nd December.

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Don't be alone this Christmas.

There are community events on all over Queensland where you can get a good meal and spend time with people who understand how hard this season can be.

If you need somone to talk to, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their website - lifeline.org.au

Where to find a meal on Christmas Day

There are many groups and organisations that hold Christmas Day lunches or dinners every year to support their local communities.

Here are just a few who are providing food and company on Christmas Day 2017:

Christmas Day Breaky, QuIHN Bowen Hills

Dinner table with Christmas decorations

NAC Community Christmas Day Lunch, Nundah

Bundaberg Church of Christ, Bundaberg (bookings essential)

Gold Coast Community Christmas Lunch, Labrador

Deckerdence Bake Shop Christmas Lunch, Cairns

Moreton Bay Community Christmas Lunch, Kippa-Ring

Chrsitmas Day Neighbourhood Lunch, New Farm

 

Wesley Mission Queensland are providing several Community Lunches over the festive season, you can find more details here.

The Salvo's also provide Christmas Lunches over the festive season, visit their website to find what's on near you.

 

There are many other groups and organisations who provide a free meal and great company on Christmas Day, we have only listed a small hadnful here.

If you would like to add an event to this list, please send an email with the place and a website link to Elinor before 5pm Friday 22nd December.

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Don't be alone this Christmas.

There are community events on all over Queensland where you can get a good meal and spend time with people who understand how hard this season can be.

If you need somone to talk to, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their website - lifeline.org.au

Where to find a meal on Christmas Day

There are many groups and organisations that hold Christmas Day lunches or dinners every year to support their local communities.

Here are just a few who are providing food and company on Christmas Day 2017:

Christmas Day Breaky, QuIHN Bowen Hills

Dinner table with Christmas decorations

NAC Community Christmas Day Lunch, Nundah

Bundaberg Church of Christ, Bundaberg (bookings essential)

Gold Coast Community Christmas Lunch, Labrador

Deckerdence Bake Shop Christmas Lunch, Cairns

Moreton Bay Community Christmas Lunch, Kippa-Ring

Chrsitmas Day Neighbourhood Lunch, New Farm

 

Wesley Mission Queensland are providing several Community Lunches over the festive season, you can find more details here.

The Salvo's also provide Christmas Lunches over the festive season, visit their website to find what's on near you.

 

There are many other groups and organisations who provide a free meal and great company on Christmas Day, we have only listed a small hadnful here.

If you would like to add an event to this list, please send an email with the place and a website link to Elinor before 5pm Friday 22nd December.

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Christmas Day Community Events 2017

The festive season can be a very hard time of year for those without homes or families to spend the day with.

Don't be alone this Christmas.

There are community events on all over Queensland where you can get a good meal and spend time with people who understand how hard this season can be.

If you need somone to talk to, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit their website - lifeline.org.au

Where to find a meal on Christmas Day

There are many groups and organisations that hold Christmas Day lunches or dinners every year to support their local communities.

Here are just a few who are providing food and company on Christmas Day 2017:

Christmas Day Breaky, QuIHN Bowen Hills

Dinner table with Christmas decorations

NAC Community Christmas Day Lunch, Nundah

Bundaberg Church of Christ, Bundaberg (bookings essential)

Gold Coast Community Christmas Lunch, Labrador

Deckerdence Bake Shop Christmas Lunch, Cairns

Moreton Bay Community Christmas Lunch, Kippa-Ring

Chrsitmas Day Neighbourhood Lunch, New Farm

 

Wesley Mission Queensland are providing several Community Lunches over the festive season, you can find more details here.

The Salvo's also provide Christmas Lunches over the festive season, visit their website to find what's on near you.

 

There are many other groups and organisations who provide a free meal and great company on Christmas Day, we have only listed a small hadnful here.

If you would like to add an event to this list, please send an email with the place and a website link to Elinor before 5pm Friday 22nd December.

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