COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Thanksgiving is about giving back! NBC4, Urban One, and the United Way of Central Ohio are teaming up again to feed Columbus.

NBC4 is a proud partner of the 2022 Thanksgiving Back Turkey Drive with our community partners with a goal of supplying six locations across Columbus with turkeys for Thanksgiving. 

The Thanksgiving Back Turkey Drive would not be possible without the financial support of donation sponsors CareSource, PrimaryOne Health, AEP Ohio, Africentric Personal Development Shop and Kroger.  A complete list of donation sponsors and supporters is listed below:

  • CareSource
  • PrimaryOne Health
  • AEP Ohio
  • Africentric Personal Development Shop
  • United Way of Central Ohio
  • Urban One
  • NBC4
  • Lamar
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Kroger
  • Orange Barrel
  • Columbus Recreation and Parks
  • StarFish Assignment
  • Central Ohio Contractors C.O.C.
  • The City of Columbus City Council

Join us for three days of blessings and giveaways at six locations across the city, Nov. 17 -19 as we feed hundreds of families in need, just in time for Thanksgiving! See the drive location information below.


The United Way of Central Ohio is the fiscal sponsor of the Thanksgiving Back Turkey Drive.  Each donation is tax-deductible and you can donate at the link below.

Or you can text to donate with the keyword: TURKEYDRIVE to 91999

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Supplies are Limited. The first 300 people at each location (1 Turkey per family) will receive a “Thanksgiving box” with a turkey, dressing, and more. Turkeys are limited and will be given out while supplies last.

See a list of locations below the map.

11/17 – 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. — Linden Community Center, 1350 Briarwood Ave., Columbus, OH 43211

11/17 – 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. –– Barack Community Center, 580 E Woodrow Ave., Columbus, OH 43207

11/18 – 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. –– Driving Park Community Center, 1100 Rhoads Ave., Columbus, OH 43206

11/18 – 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. –– Dodge Community Center, 667 Sullivant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

11/19 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. –– Far East Community Center, 1826 Lattimer Dr., Columbus, OH 43227

11/19 – 11 a.m. -1 p.m. –- Adams Community Center, 854 Alton Ave., Columbus, OH 43219