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Volunteers Sought for Convention Center Feast for Locals in Need

by Andrew Ramonas — November 15, 2016 at 10:40 am 0

Turkey, mashed potatoes, rolls and other Thanksgiving trimmings were served at the Safeway Feast of Sharing in 2015The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Thanksgiving meal for locals in need at the Walter E. Washington Convention next week.

The free Safeway Feast of Sharing from the Salvation Army needs helpers to assist with the preparation of food and coats in advance of their distribution at the dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Volunteer opportunities are available on Monday, Nov. 21, and Tuesday, Nov. 22, as well as the day of the meal.

Only helpers who are at least 18 years old are allowed to assist with advance food preparation. But children who are at least 12 years old can help with the dinner when it’s served.

Interested locals can register online.

The feast is expected to feed 5,000 community members.

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