Salvation Army to offer Thanksgiving meal

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The Salvation Army Shreveport Corps will be serving ameal for less fortunate community members on Thanksgiving. The lunch will be held at 200 East Stoner Ave., Shreveport, from 11 am. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27.

“By providing this community dinner we are able to help bring people together with a great meal, who otherwise might not have that opportunity,” says Commanding Officer, Ed Binnix.   “This tradition is very important to everyone and we are proud to serve our community.”

Guest will be served oven-roasted turkey, cornbread dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes, candied-yams and an array of desserts, all donated by community members. The Corps is still in need of store bought, turkeys, hams, cakes and pies. The lunch is FREE and OPEN to those in need.

To donate to The Salvation Army, please drop off or mail your donation to 200 East Stoner Ave., Shreveport, LA 71101.

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established 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 spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.