The City of El Paso will host its annual ‘Thanksgiving Celebration’ for the homeless and those less fortunate.

The community dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sun Metro will have a Customer Appreciation Day and all bus rides will be free that day to help ensure those in need have a way to get to the convention center.

The City of El Paso wants to thank the El Paso business community and the non-profit organizations for their continued support and commitment to help make the celebration a success.

The Salvation Army and the Rescue Mission of El Paso assist with cooking and providing the meal to all who attend.

This year organizers are preparing for 4,000 people. To ensure that there is plenty of food to offer, the community’s assistance is requested. All donations will go directly to the Salvation Army and the Rescue Mission.

The following items are needed:

  • Turkeys Plastic utensils
  • Stuffing Plates
  • Corn Cups
  • Green Beans Seasonings
  • Peas Sugar
  • Carrots Coffee
  • Boxed mashed potatoes Corn Starch
  • Butter Assorted Can Goods
  • Cranberry Sauce

Please drop off all donations at either location: Rescue Mission or Salvation Army at 1949 West Paisano 4300 or East Paisano (915) 532-2575 (915) 544-9811.