Savlation Army Just About Ready for Christmas Bureau Distribution at OnCenter
Preparations are well underway at the OnCenter for the Salvation Army’s Christmas Bureau distribution on Monday.
In all, Carter estimates the value of the food at $40,000. All of the items will be sorted and placed in food baskets for 2,500 needy Syracuse-area families, including 7,000 children.
Meitus says a lot of credit goes out to the corporate community, which steps up year after year with donations and teams of volunteers to make the day possible.
A total of 800 volunteers will be on site Monday, inlcluding a number of youth groups, to make sure needy families have food on the table and gifts under the tree this Christmas.