Salvation Army helping feed Baton Rouge community through turkey drive

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With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, the Salvation Army is helping the Baton Rouge community through a meal outreach program. 

According to the Salvation Army, this turkey drive aims to “collect 125 uncooked frozen turkeys for a Thanksgiving meal outreach in the North Baton Rouge – Brookstown area, South Baton Rouge, Gardere area and Ascension Parish.”

The goal is to serve 3000 Thanksgiving meals in those areas and the collection of the meals takes place on Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We’re told the Salvation Army plans to serve these meals on Wednesday, November 21. sends a special thanks to the following groups participating in this drive:

  • The Salvation Army – Greater Baton Rouge
  • Golden Corral
  • WVLA/BR Proud
  • The Neuromedical Center
  • Lewis-Mohr Agency
  • Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
  • COX Communications
  • Louisiana Culinary Institute

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