Salvation Army needs volunteers for 25th annual Christmas Family Feast

WAUWATOSA (WITI) -- There are just 24 days and counting until this year’s 25th Annual Christmas Family Feast, hosted by The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County -- and volunteers are needed.

More than 1,400 volunteers will help prepare a home style dinner of turkey, ham, yams, mash potatoes & gravy, green beans, dessert and beverages for more than 8,000 people in the ballroom of the Wisconsin Center District, located at 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. on Christmas Day from 11:00 to 2:30 p.m.  The event is the largest feeding program hosted by The Salvation Army on Christmas Day in the country.  Christmas Family Feast is free and open to the public.

“Christmas Family Feast is a Milwaukee tradition bringing together those in need and those of means for a day of fun, food, friendship and fellowship,” said Major Dan Jennings, Salvation Army Divisional Commander for Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.

Volunteers are still needed for December 23rd through the 25th .

Guests receive gifts while supplies last.

For more information visit or call 414-302-4300.