The Salvation Army To Provide Christmas Day Dinner in Milwaukee

Dec 19, 2023

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The Salvation Army To Provide Christmas Day Dinner in Milwaukee
Event presented by the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation

MILWAUKEE - The Salvation Army is one week away from the 34th annual Christmas Family Feast. Hundreds of volunteers will help prepare and serve a homestyle dinner for thousands of people at the Baird Center (formerly the Wisconsin Center), 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., in Milwaukee on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., and the dine-in only meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. 

“Christmas Family Feast is a Milwaukee tradition filled with food, fun, and fellowship. We encourage everyone to join us on Christmas Day,” said Major Beverly Gates, Divisional Secretary for The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County.

Everyone that arrives will receive a sit-down meal with turkey, ham, yams, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green beans, and dessert. The event will also feature Santa, free haircuts, and a children’s book signing.

Christmas Family Feast is presented by the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation. Lead sponsors include Ascension Wisconsin and the We Energies Foundation. Other sponsors include, the Brewers’ Community Foundation, Hupy & Abraham, SC, Cedar Crest Ice Cream, Roundy’s Supermarkets, MCTS, Delicious Bites, the Wisconsin Center District, Hunger Task Force, Clothing Across America, Bombas, Pick N Save, Jammin’ 98.3, Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, the Wisconsin Veterans Foundation, Inc., the Milwaukee Courier, WNOV, All Saints Cathedral, The Milwaukee Times, Levy Restaurants, and Building Your Dreams, LLC.


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. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County.

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