Salvation Army needs turkeys and desserts

Salvation Army officials are preparing for two separate Thanksgiving dinners for low-income individuals and families.

One meal takes place at the Salvation Army TMs Center for Hope in Jefferson City.

You can find the other Thanksgiving dinner at Columbia TMs Lee TMs Famous Recipe Chicken Restaurant on Paris Road.

Salvation Army officials expect to provide about 2,000 meals this Thursday between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Some meals need delivery drivers.

All meals need more turkeys and desserts.

We need turkeys, turkeys, turkeys," Regional Coordinator Major K. Kendall Mathews said. "We TMre making good progress towards that. Right now, we also need baked goods, pies and cakes and pastries. We are in big need of those items.

If you would like to volunteer as a driver for delivering Thanksgiving meals or if you would like to donate some food, you can contact the Salvation Army in Jefferson City at 573-635-1975 or in Columbia at 573-442-3229.