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Central Coat Salvation Army still collecting turkeys for Thanksgiving

Central Coat Salvation Army still collecting turkeys for Thanksgiving


CORTEZ LIVE IN SALINAS, AND HE HAS MORE. FELIX: MORE THAN 175 TURKEYS THAT THE SALVATION ARMY WAS PLANNING TO HELD OUT — HAND OUT TO THE NEEDY SPOILS AFTER THE FREEZER BROKE DOWN. WHEN SALVATION ARMY OFFICER KEOLANI LYONS OPENED THE WALK-IN FREEZER EARLIER THIS WEEK, IT WAS NOT FREEZING COLD. IT WAS ACTUALLY WARM.>>THE TURKEYS WERE SOFT AND WARM. OUR TEMPERATURE ON OUR FREEZER SAID 44 DEGREES. FELIX: SHE SUSPECTS IT BROKE DOWN OVER THE WEEKEND AND AFTER THEY CHECKED, OVER 175 TURKEYS WERE RUINED.>>WE ARE DEVASTATED. FOR THE WEEK BEFORE FOR THIS TO HAPPEN, IT WAS REALLY HEARTBREAKING. FELIX: ONCE NEWS GOT OUT, THE RESPONSE WAS HUGE. A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER DONATED SEVEN TURKEYS. THE PENINSULA SALVATION ARMY AND OTHERS DONATED MORE THAN A HUNDRED MORE. BUT THE SALINAS CHAPTER STILL IN NEED OF 50 MORE TURKEYS, NOT TO MENTION OTHER FROZEN GOODS USED TO FEED SENIORS AND CHILDREN IN THE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.>>ALSO HAMS, GROUND BEEF AND PASTAS. DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF FROZEN STUFF. FELIX: IF YOU’D LIKE TO DONATE A TURKEY OR MAKE A MONETARY DONATION TO THE SALINAS VALLEY SALVATION ARMY YOU CAN DO SO , HERE AT THE SALVATION ARMY ON NORTH MAIN AND RUSSELL. DAN: THANK YOU, FELIX. THE SALVATION ARMY IN SALINAS IS TAKING TWO HARD HITS.


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