Turkey drives in the region

11/15/2012 12:00 AM

11/15/2012 3:24 PM

Looking for places in the region to donate turkeys and canned food? Here's a roundup of places accepting items:

Red Robin restaurants will accept fresh and frozen turkeys benefiting Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Turkey Drive through today at 8245 Laguna Blvd., Elk Grove; 7990 Greenback Lane, Unit J, Citrus Heights; 1011 Riley St., Folsom; 751 E. Joiner Parkway, Lincoln; 1184 Galleria Blvd., Roseville.

Sacramento Food Bank holds its Fifth Annual Turkey Drive from 4:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday at 3333 Third Ave., Sacramento. If you can't drop off a turkey, you can donate $10 by texting SACFOOD to 20222.

Volunteers of America is holding a turkey and canned goods drive through Sunday. 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 North Fifth St., Sacramento or 3587 Bleckely St., Mather.

Pour House will hold its turkey drive from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at 1910 Q St., Sacramento. The restaurant will give a coupon for a $1 draft beer or well cocktail and half off an appetizer to everyone who donates a turkey.

Elk Grove Food Bank Services holds its annual turkey drive through Monday at 9820 Dine Drive, Suite 140, Elk Grove. Donate frozen turkeys, chicken or any nonperishable side dish or canned food.

The Salvation Army is accepting turkeys for its free Thanksgiving dinner through Nov. 22. Donations may be made between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1200 North B St., Sacramento.

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 new socks.


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