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Salvation Army to Serve Thousands of Thanksgiving Dinners To New York City's Hungry and Homeless.

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ --

The Salvation Army will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner, with all the trimmings, to more than 7,000 hungry and homeless men, women and children in New York City this year.

The largest meal will be served on Thanksgiving Day, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at The Salvation Army's Divisional Headquarters, located at 120 West 14th St., in Manhattan. More than 1500 individuals are expected at that location alone.

Meals will also be served at 15 other locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island.

The Thanksgiving menu includes; turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, yams, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls and butter, apple juice, coffee, tea, apple and pumpkin pie.

Major Carl Schoch, The Salvation Army's Divisional Commander for the Greater New York area, indicates that hundreds of volunteers will assist Salvation Army staff with the massive feeding, considered one of the largest Thanksgiving dinner programs in the country.

Coming the furthest distance to volunteer is a group of faculty and students from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN. Locally, volunteer groups include; Con Edison, St. Francis College of Brooklyn, Woodlands Community Temple (White Plains) and the Big Apple Boosters. For many individuals and families, volunteering to help he Salvation Army serve Thanksgiving Dinner has become a tradition.

Other Salvation Army locations where Thanksgiving Dinner will be served are:


Harlem Temple 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

540 Lenox Ave.

Manhattan Citadel 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

175 East 125th St.

Central Citadel (11/22) 11 a.m. to 12 noon

221 East 52nd St.


Bronx Citadel 12 noon

425 East 159th St.

Bronx Tremont 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

2121 Washington Ave.


Bay Ridge 12 noon

252 86th St.

Brownsville (11/21) 12 noon to 2 p.m.

280 Riverdale Ave.

Bushwick (11/22) 2:30 p.m.

1151 Bushwick Ave.

Brooklyn Citadel 12 noon

321 Ashland Pl.

Sunset Park (11/19) 2 p.m.

520 50th St.


Jamaica Citadel 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

90-23 161st St.

Ridgewood (11/19) 12 noon

69-23 Cypress Hills St.

Queens Temple (11/22) 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 7 p.m. to 9


86-07 35th Ave.

Staten Island

Port Richmond (11/22) 11:30 a.m.

1295 Forest Ave.

Stapleton (11/22) 2 p.m.

15 Broad St.

For further information, contact Craig Evans at 212-337-7330.
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