YAKIMA, WA-- Yakima's
Salvation Army is helping to feed hungry families this week.
and Wednesday, volunteers gave out boxes of food to hundreds of people who need
extra help providing warm meals for their families.
Army said they do this every year because they want to provide the best Christmas
they can to people in the community.
is something that we take pride in. It's something special to us and we want to make sure all the families
in our community have food on the table for Christmas and new toys for their
children to open on Christmas morning," said Lisa Sargent from the Yakima
This year the organization plans to give out more than 900 boxes of
food, and families don't need to pre-register for the food.