Salvation Army provides breakfast and 150 turkeys in NJ - Fox 2 News Headlines

Salvation Army provides breakfast and 150 turkeys in NJ

Posted: Updated:
MYFOXNY.COM -

The Salvation Army served about 300 people a Thanksgiving Breakfast along with a take-away Turkey Food Basket for 150 families at the local Salvation Army branch in Hackensack, NJ.  

Food was provided in partnership with The Community Food Bank of New Jersey. 

The Salvation Army invited guests from the community, including low income families, parents, children and grandparents, the handicapped, and seniors to a complete hearty traditional Thanksgiving Day Breakfast, including scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon and hash browns.  

Take-away turkeys were also given to families for their Thanksgiving Dinner. 

"We wanted to address families' needs by providing breakfast, the most important meal of the day, together with the essentials for a traditional Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner," said Paul Valverde, Salvation Army Lieutenant, Corps Commanding Officer in Hackensack, N.J.  

The Salvation Army has been in existence since 1865 helping those in need without discrimination. It is the largest social services organization in New Jersey and the second largest disaster relief organization in the state. The Salvation Army provides food for the hungry, companionship to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, opportunities for underprivileged children, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled and many more services to those in need.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Sunday, September 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:50:36 GMT
    Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
  • 2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:14:38 GMT
    (File)(File)
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
  • Miss America attempts to buff Atlantic City's image

    Miss America to buff Atlantic City's image

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:59:11 GMT
    (Miss America Pageant)(Miss America Pageant)
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices