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Salvation Army prepares to serve 500 meals this Christmas

Provided by Salvation Army of Lubbock

WHAT: The Salvation Army of Lubbock is preparing to serve a traditional Christmas dinner to an estimated 500 individuals in need from the Lubbock community. These individuals will receive a traditional Thanksgiving meal, plus extra dessert to go. Last year, The Salvation Army served 656 meals on Christmas.

WHO: Individuals and families in need from the Lubbock community.

WHEN: Sunday, December 25, 2011

Volunteers to begin preparation at 7:00 a.m.

Media to arrive between 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Melody Paton available for interviews 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Dinner served from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Lieutenant Jana Griffin to give invocation at 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Salvation Army Family Housing Facility and Emergency Shelter

1614 Avenue J (intersection of Avenue J and 17th Street)

The Salvation Army also provides food boxes to individuals in need during Christmas. This year 2,100 families, representing over 6,700 individuals, will receive Christmas food boxes.

To volunteer, call 765-9434.

For more information, go to www.salvationarmylubbock.org.

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