There were plenty of places to get free Thanksgiving meals today thanks to the kindness and generosity of the Brazos Valley.
Epicures Catering in College Station delivered over 800 meals to residents this morning. Dozens of volunteers helped cook the food, load up cars, and made drop offs all over the area. Several people also stopped by to get plates to go. Epicures owner, Danny Morrison, says he enjoys helping others and spreading a little cheer during Thanksgiving.
Over in Bryan, Twin City Mission's Community Cafe? served up a Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings. The youth group at Peace Lutheran church and the Girl Scouts provided all the pies. Hundreds of families stopped by to enjoy the food.
Meanwhile, the Salvation Army teamed up with Wal-Mart this year to make Thanksgiving possible for those in need. Thanksgiving meals were served at the new facility on Cavitt street. The Salvation Army's Christmas Angel Tree program starts tomorrow at area Wal-Mart stores and Post Oak Mall. The bell ringing campaign that raises money for less fortunate families also starts tomorrow.
Bryan resident Gloria Kennard organized a feast at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church this afternoon. Friends, family and church members volunteered to serve and deliver meals. College Station city council member Nancy Berry helped dish out food in the serving line. This is the 17th year for the event.