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Christmas Family Feast

In 2019, 7,000 meals were provided on Christmas Day.

Christmas Family Feast is free and open to the public!

In 2019, doors to the Wisconsin Center will open at 11:00 a.m. Christmas Day and the meal will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Christmas Family Feast is the largest feeding event hosted by The Salvation Army on Christmas Day in the country. About 1,400 volunteers typically help serve more than 8,000 people at the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., in Milwaukee.

The meal is a homestyle dinner that consists of:

  • Turkey
  • Ham
  • Yams
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Green beans
  • Dessert
  • Beverages

In addition to the meal:

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be on hand to meet and greet guests
  • Guests will receive gifts and bus passes while supplies last

Christmas Family Feast is sponsored and supported in part by:


Community Partners for The Salvation Army's Christmas Family Feast include:

Spanish Journal, The Milwaukee Times, and Chef Bob Ilk.


To volunteer, please sign up online or contact:

Nettie Perry
Director of Volunteer Services
(414) 302-4300

To make a corporate gift or in-kind donation:

Sheree Dallas Branch
Assistant Divisional Director of Development
(414) 302-4300