A traditional thanksgiving meal with turkey and stuffing. Photo by Marcus Quigmire via Wikimedia Commons
Photo by Marcus Quigmire via Wikimedia Commons

Christmas meals will be available for homeless and low- income San Diegans at several locations Friday.

Volunteers with the Episcopal Diocese will serve breakfast to the homeless at its church center in Ocean Beach. The event begins at 9 a.m. at 2083 Sunset Cliffs Blvd.

The Salvation Army will serve its 32nd annual Christmas meal at 11:30 a.m. at Golden Hall in downtown San Diego. Around 1,800 guests are expected, with 350 volunteers on hand to serve them, according to the Salvation Army.

The organization plans to dish out more than 350 pounds of turkey, and nearly equal amounts of dressing and mashed potatoes. About 180 pumpkin pies will be available for dessert.

Serving Seniors, a nonprofit that provides services for low-income older people, will provide Christmas food for about 300 seniors beginning at 11 a.m. at 1525 Fourth Ave.

The menu includes Cornish hen, cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole, green beans and German chocolate cake.

—City News Service