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Local Salvation Army services hundreds on Thanksgiving

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --  The Salvation Army is serving up a traditional hot Thanksgiving Day meal for anyone in need on Thanksgiving at The Salvation Army's Towers Social Services Center, located at 900 W. Adams Street in downtown Jacksonville.

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Nearly 400 people are expected to come and enjoy turkey and all the trimmings at the Army's annual Thanksgiving Day event. The doors open at 1:00 pm and all are welcome, according to a news release from the organization.

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Over 100 volunteers are helping prepare and serve the meal.

RELATED: Jacksonville Giants, City Hall Pub giving back for ThanksgivingThe Salvation Army meets basic food, clothing and emergency shelter needs year-round, but at the holidays the need increases dramatically, according to the agency.

To make a donation, call (904) 301-4855. To volunteer this Christmas season, please call (904) 301-4846.


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