Salvation Army to serve 25,000 Thanksgiving meals in Orlando

People across the country are busy putting together their Thanksgiving meals and the Salvation Army in Orlando is no different, as they spent Thursday morning preparing to feed thousands of people.

The Salvation Army is working with about 1,200 volunteers and Golden Corral to put together 25,000 meals for their 26th Annual 'Helpings from the Heart' Thanksgiving feast.  The meals will be served beginning at 11 a.m. at the Salvation Army of Orlando's gymnasium at 440 West Colonial Drive. There is no cost for the meal.

This year's food distribution includes 2,500 pounds of turkey, 2,300 pounds of ham, 40 cases of stuffing, 35 cases of mashed potatoes, 350 dozen dinner rolls, 20 cases of cranberry sauce, and 10,000 beverages. There will also be fruits, vegetables, and desserts available.