Salvation Army Hands Out 400 Turkeys

The Salvation Army hands out 400 turkeys in Medford. It's an annual event to ensure everyone has food on their plate this Thanksgiving.

Posted: Nov 20, 2018 6:50 PM
Updated: Nov 21, 2018 4:12 PM

MEDFORD, Ore.--The Salvation Army gave out about 400 turkerys in Medford, Tuesday. 200 of the turkeys were donated by Les Schwab and the rest were donations made by the community.

People started to line up at 10:30 Tuesday morning to claim their turkey and by 1:00 p.m. the line was wrapped around the building.

Walter Larrison stood in line with his neighbors and told Newswatch 12 that he has been picking up a turkey for five years now.

 "All of us are low income, so any penny counts and every penny counts. we come out here and I let everyone else know that it's low income and they come on out here. It's available and a lot of people don't realize the stuff available to them and they should take advantage of it," said Larrison.

He carpooled to the Salvation Army with four of his neighbors so they could each get a turkey for his neighbors-giving.

Volunteers were there to hand out turkeys to everyone and anyone who showed up on a first come first serve basis.

There are no questions asked and no paperwork to fill out to get one.

The goal is to make sure everyone in our community has food on the table this thanksgiving

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