Salvation Army to Host 20th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner

By: Contributor Last Updated: November 5, 2012

Thanksgiving-TurkeyTHE SALVATION ARMY OF PORTER COUNTY will host its annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Salvation Army Corps Community Center, 799 Capitol Road, South Haven, Indiana on Highway 6 (one block west of Highway 149).

This event has become an annual tradition for those in Porter County to enjoy a meal and share a time of fellowship on this great holiday. The dinner is free of charge. Everyone is invited and this allows those without the means or a family to enjoy a “family style” Thanksgiving Dinner with neighbors and friends. Delivery for shut-ins are also available if reservations are called in by November 16th , 4pm at (219) 762-9191.

We are also encouraging people to donate food: turkeys, sweet potatoes, gravy, vegetables, stuffing, pies, drinks and monetary donations to help in this community event. If you would like to support this dinner or volunteer for other Holiday events, please contact The Salvation Army at 762-9191

About The Salvation Army The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 82 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to