Days of Giving
Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation and  Smokey Dave's BBQ to serve 200 meals to the families of fallen firefighters from the state of North Carolina.  We are honored to serve those who serve us and their families. 

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Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

Operation BBQ Relief served lunch at the state of Florida Emergency Operations Center during their mock disaster. Thank you to all the volunteers and staff members that helped share the healing power of BBQ with the emergency management teams.

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Gardner, Kansas

Gardner, Kansas

"Operation BBQ Relief was privileged to serve a VIP dinner to veterans, active military members, and their families. The dinner was hosted by FISH - Friends In Service of Heroes. It is always an honor to cook and serve a meal to those that have given so much. We were...

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Mayfield, Kentucky

Mayfield, Kentucky

Operation BBQ Relief volunteers and staff returned to Mayfield, Kentucky to team up with the Gary Sinise Foundation to host an appreciation dinner for first responders.  We are reminded of the powerful impact of a hot meal for communities that are still recovering...

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Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with community leaders in Tampa, FL to share the healing power of BBQ and raise awareness for the fight on hunger.

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San Diego, California

San Diego, California

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with Farmers Insurance to provide hot BBQ meals to our nation's heroes at the Armed Services YMCA San Diego. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve those who serve us.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

Operation BBQ Relief hosted a Day of Giving at Westy's in Memphis, TN for the homeless. Thank you to the incredible team of volunteers with big hearts that served up delicious hot meals with sides of hope, friendship, and compassion.

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Northern Bergen County, New Jersey

Northern Bergen County, New Jersey

Operation BBQ Relief hosted a Day of Giving in northern New Jersey. The event was spearheaded by Regional Director Marc Mangano and a team of dedicated volunteers on the east coast. 3000 meals were distributed to communities in need, shelters, and homebound seniors....

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Urich, Missouri

Urich, Missouri

Operation BBQ Relief served meals for veterans participating in the 2nd Annual MO Vets Outdoors Duck Hunt at DuckHorn Lodge.  The event was a great opportunity for camaraderie and friendship for our nation's heroes. We are honored to serve those who serve us.

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Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport, Louisiana

Operation BBQ Relief and the Giving BAK Foundation cooked and sliced Butterball turkey for Shreveport, LA residents on Thanksgiving.  4000 total meals were distributed at The Salvation Army Shreveport-Bossier, Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission, and Food Bank of...

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Hickory, North Carolina

Hickory, North Carolina

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with Hickory Soup Kitchen to provide smoked turkeys to local residents in North Carolina. "We could not have provided these smoked turkeys without the help of Operation BBQ Relief.  Thank you very much for helping us make this event...

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Sonoma County, California

Sonoma County, California

Mission accomplished with the Mayor of Flavortown Guy Fieri and The Guy Fieri Foundation! 5000 "off the hook" Thanksgiving Dinners were cooked and delivered in northern California!  Special thanks to Butterball, King's Hawaiian, and Clover Sonoma for the generous...

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with Hope Faith to provide hot BBQ meals on Veterans Day to veterans experiencing homelessness  in the Kansas City area.  We are grateful for the opportunity to serve our nation's heroes.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with the Gary Sinise Foundation to share the healing power of BBQ with staff and veterans at Fayetteville VA NC Coastal Health Care System.  We are honored to serve those who serve us.

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Toms River, New Jersey

Toms River, New Jersey

Operation BBQ Relief hosted a Day of Giving in Toms River, NJ that served 1000 hot meals to local residents. "This is our fourth year back helping feed our community that one hot meal that matters. It is always amazing to see what that hot meal can do for someone and...

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with Area Coordinator Tony Olive, Pitmaster Andrew Darneille, and Smokecraft Modern Barbecue to provide 300 BBQ meals to members of the military and their families in Fort Belvoir, VA.  We are honored to serve those who serve us.

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San Diego, California

San Diego, California

Operation BBQ Relief volunteers served 600 BBQ meals to first responders at the United States Police and Fire Championships in San Diego, California. We are honored to serve the one hot meal that matters to those who have dedicated their lives to serving others.

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Hillsville, Virginia

Hillsville, Virginia

Operation BBQ Relief cooked delicious BBQ meals for the Daughters of the American Revolution in Hillsville, Virginia. The Daughters of the American Revolution then delivered those meals to homebound veterans.

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Toms River, New Jersey

Toms River, New Jersey

Operation BBQ Relief served 500 meals working with The HOPE Center and DRJ Catering. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers for making this event a success. "We deeply appreciate Operation BBQ Relief's commitment to our community in this time of need." - Mayor Maurice...

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Roxboro, North Carolina

Roxboro, North Carolina

Operation BBQ Relief hosted a day of giving with Smokey Dave's BBQ in Roxboro, NC to provide 300 meals to first responders in Person County. We are honored to serve those who serve us!

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

Operation BBQ Relief provided over 1000 holiday meals in Memphis, TN. Thank you to Westy's, Lindenwood Christian Church, and volunteers that helped share the one hot meal that matters during the holiday season. The meals helped provide hope, friendship, and compassion...

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Shreveport, Louisana

Shreveport, Louisana

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with the Giving BAK Foundation to provide over 3000 turkey meals in Shreveport, LA to Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission and The Salvation Army Shreveport-Bossier.

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Toms River, New Jersey

Toms River, New Jersey

Operation BBQ Relief served 1000 meals to the community in Toms River, New Jersey. "We are so happy to be helping out our town and our neighbors. It is amazing to see what a hot meal can do to nourish the soul." -David Keith, Owner, DRJ Catering, Operation BBQ Relief...

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Operation BBQ Relief provided 150 meals at Community LINC. Participants visited with Santa while enjoying hot chocolate and delicious desserts. Community LINC's mission is to end homelessness, impact poverty, and remove barriers to self-sufficiency for the families...

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Operation BBQ Relief conducted a Day Of Giving at Ft. Bragg, NC to feed 1,200 members of the Special Warfare Medical Group. These troops are some of the most highly trained and specialized individuals in the military.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Operation BBQ Relief hosted a Day of Giving with Farmers Insurance. It was Farmers Insurance’s 90th Anniversary, and they worked to do 90,000 acts of kindness. We served meals in conjunction with the Veterans Community Project.

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Whiteman AFB, Missouri

Whiteman AFB, Missouri

Operation BBQ Relief prepared a Military Appreciation Holiday Dinner for nearly 225 military members and their families near Whiteman Air Force Base.

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New Harmony, Indiana

New Harmony, Indiana

Operation BBQ Relief volunteers worked with New Harmony's Community Outreach to hand out Butterball Turkeys to families in need.

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Smithville, Missouri

Smithville, Missouri

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with Seaboard Foods. We prepared lunch for individuals and volunteers at Ability KC’s A Day at the Lake event. Seaboard Foods employees and Operation BBQ Relief volunteers served lunch to approximately 250 individuals involved in the...

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Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson, New Jersey

Operation BBQ Relief volunteers gathered at Eva's Village for a memorable Easter Sunday Day of Giving. They did a terrific job preparing and serving a delicious meal to residents of the facility.

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Louisiana

Louisiana

Louisiana State Lead Bryan Roppolo celebrated Operation BBQ Relief Day of Giving by preparing over 1200 Thanksgiving meals in partnership with The Salvation Army USA. We are thankful for all of the volunteers who gave up their holiday to help others.

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