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Applying for Meals

Individual or Family Type

  • Qualification is based on being a low-income family, a mental impairment defined as a disability in Florida Statutes Chapter 413.08(2)(b) criteria, or a US protected military veteran

Where can I find a meal if I don't qualify as a family?

If you are an individual or have a family with two or less members, True Paleo Inc will be hosting an event to serve individual holiday meals.

Individual Qualifications

  • Must live in the Tampa Bay area within one of the following zip codes: 33511, 33534, 33548, 33549, 33556, 33558, 33559, 33569, 33578, 33579, 33602, 33603, 33604, 33605, 33606, 33607, 33609, 33610, 33611, 33612, 33613, 33614, 33615, 33616, 33617, 33618, 33619, 33624, 33625, 33626, 33629, 33634, 33635, 33637, 33647.


  • Be a veteran or on disability.

Meals are served close to Thanksgiving holiday on a specified day at a mutual meeting location. Meal cost is $3.00, unless the individual provides a True Paleo Inc voucher, which is redeemed upon application.

What are the qualifications for a Family Meal?

Family Size

  • True Paleo Inc is committed to providing only complete Thanksgiving Dinners that are designed for entire families with 3 or more members. To be eligible applicants must provide proof of family size.

  • Only one member from each family household can apply to be approved for this service.



  • To qualify, the family must meet the annual income threshold and able to provide proof of such status. The income thresholds are established based on regional cost-of-living considerations, ensuring that the support is provided to those genuinely in need.


  • 3 person limit = $15,500

  • 4 person limit = $17,200

  • 5 person limit = $18,600

Application Deadline

Applicants must complete and finalize their application within the specified enrollment period listed below. ​ We have a waiting list. Signing up as soon as possible is imperative for your family's welfare and ability to receive your holiday meal on time.

  • Eligibility decisions may take anywhere from 2-4 weeks.

  • It is strongly recommended that sign-up occur 6-8 weeks prior to the holiday that the family wishes to apply.

Holiday Calendar

2024 Calendar 

  • Thanksgiving Day is November 28th

2025 Calendar 

  • Thanksgiving Day is November 27th

Annual Enrollment Periods

The enrollment periods are established based on the need for orderly processing to ensure a fair and organized distribution of meals.

  • Thanksgiving 'Family Meal' Enrollment Period is from July 21st-October 21st

Enroll Now!

Apply through our secure online portal.



If you are a homeless, mental health, or veteran organization looking for True Paleo Inc to support your holiday meal at your organization, please email and address the subject line: ATT Holiday Meals for an Organization.

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