600 families in Solano County get Thanksgiving turkeys, meals
Salvation Army volunteers, from left to right, Raymond Lane, Darian Leon-Guerrero and Rylee Leon-Guerrero help hand out boxes of food and frozen turkeys for Thanksgiving, at the organization's Fairfield office, on Monday. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — About 600 families in Solano County received a 12- to 16-pound turkey Monday and a food box with everything needed for the rest of the Thanksgiving meal, the Salvation Army said.
Capt. Jonathan Harvey stood Monday morning outside the Fairfield Family Care Center of The Salvation Army as people arrived in cars to pick up the food for the holiday. Meals were also distributed in Vallejo.
"The people are always so grateful, and we are always pleased to help," Vickie Harvey, Solano County coordinator, who distributed meals in Vallejo, said Monday in a press release. Continue Reading