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Union Gospel Mission serves 712 meals during annual Christmas Celebration

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Courtesy: Union Gospel Mission Courtesy: Union Gospel Mission
Courtesy: Union Gospel Mission Courtesy: Union Gospel Mission
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

The Union Gospel Mission served 712 meals to those who are homeless or in need during their annual Christmas Celebration.

Doors opened at 10 a.m. Friday, and closed at 2 p.m.

The dining room was decked out with Christmas decorations, and guests also enjoyed some Christmas music during their meal as well.

Over 140 volunteers were involved in preparing and serving the meal, which consisted of scalloped potatoes, green beans, fruit salad, with pie for dessert.

Volunteers also handed out 543 cold weather gift bags, which included blankets, hats, gloves, socks and a variety of cold weather gear.

The Union Gospel Mission has been in Portland since 1927.

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