Nov 042011

Larger numbers expected for Thanksgiving meal

Mobile, AL (November 4, 2011) – The Salvation Army Coastal Alabama Area Command has seen a greater need for services which means there will be a greater need for those coming to spend their Thanksgiving at The Salvation Army on Dauphin Street. “We continue to see an increase in need, and call for the communities help to insure that we have the food to prepare for their Thanksgiving dinner,” says Chef Cecil Morris, of The Salvation Army Coastal Alabama Area Command. The needs are
75 Turkeys
50 #10 Cans of Green Beans
50 #10 Cans of Yams
100 Pounds of Cornmeal
100 Pounds of Flour
Brown sugar (50 lb’s)
Cranberry sauce (6 cases – #10 cans)
Dinner Rolls
Instant potatoes (7 cases – #10 cans)
Cakes and Pies
Whipped cream or topping (3 cases)
Gallons of milk (30)
Soft Drinks
Fresh Fruit and Candies
Aluminum Baking Pans
Hand sanitizer (travel size)

Financial donations will also be accepted.

Last year, The Salvation Army served nearly 1,000 plates, and has been serving the community of coastal Alabama since 1899.

About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to

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 November 4, 2011  Posted by on November 4, 2011 Mobile Metro News, Zew News

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