The Salvation Army Needs 600 Turkeys
(San Bernardino, CA) The Salvation Army San Bernardino Corps is looking for donations of 600 turkeys and or hams for its holiday dinners and food boxes for people in need.
The Salvation Army of San Bernardino hosts a Christmas Dinner from to 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. that often brings in 300 people. For Christmas, the Salvation Army also delivers holiday food boxes for more than 600 local families.
The San Bernardino Salvation Army also hosts its annual New Years Dinner for hundreds of needy families, mothers, and children on New Years Day at 4:45 p.m.
Donors may drop off turkeys, other food and cash or gift card donation at the Salvation Army’s Corps Office located on 746 W. Fifth St. in San Bernardino. “If you have a large donation, call us at (909) 888-1336 and we will set up a time to pick up the food,” said Major Dan Henderson, Corps officer.
The Salvation Army also accepts food and cash donations throughout the year to supplement its daily meal program for the area’s needy residents.
“Last year 60,475 free, hot, nutritious meals were served to the hungry from The Salvation Army’s homeless shelter, and Sunday through Friday at 4:45 p.m. at the Corps Office on 746 West 5th Street in San Bernardino,” said Major Henderson.
The San Bernardino Corps of The Salvation Army serves Bloomington, Colton, Grand Terrace, Highland, Rialto, and San Bernardino.
For help or for more information call The Salvation Army at (909) 888-1336.
About the Salvation Army San Bernardino Corps
The Salvation Army may be able to provide emergency services including food; lodging for homeless or displaced families; clothing and furniture; assistance with rent or mortgage and transportation when funds are available. The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) assists rescue workers and evacuees in such disasters as fires.
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church, and also offers evangelical programs for boys, girls and adults. One of the largest charitable and international service organizations in the world, The Salvation Army has been in existence since 1865 and in San Bernardino since 1887, supporting those in need without discrimination.
The San Bernardino Corps of The Salvation Army serves Bloomington, Colton, Grand Terrace, Highland, Rialto, and San Bernardino. Donations may always be made online at www.salvationarmyusa.org or by calling 1-(800)-SAL-ARMY. Our local number is (909) 888-1336.