Turkey drives in the region
11/20/2012 12:00 AM
11/20/2012 12:30 AM
Looking for places in the region to donate turkeys and canned food? Here's a roundup of places accepting items:
The Salvation Army is accepting turkeys for its free Thanksgiving dinner through Thursday. Donations may be made between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at 1200 North B St., Sacramento.
Volunteers of America is continuing its turkey and canned goods drive through Thursday. It is accepting donations of turkey, stuffing mix, potatoes, cranberry sauce, canned gravy, rolls, frozen/canned vegetables and other holiday recipe ingredients. Donations are accepted from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at 700 N. Fifth St., Sacramento or 3587 Bleckely St., Mather. The goal is to collect 400 turkeys. To date, it has received 176.
Loaves & Fishes is accepting donations for its Thanksgiving meals. It is looking for 300 turkeys, 400 baked pies, cranberry sauce, large oven turkey bags, yams, marshmallows, string beans, potatoes, bacon, apple juice, dinner rolls, butter pats, dry dressing mix, onions, celery, sage seasoning, whipping cream and 2,000 pairs of new socks.
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