Millennials join together to serve the community with the Salvation Army

Posted at 5:35 PM, Nov 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-24 07:58:29-05

The Salvation Army of Metro-Detroit is getting ready to serve thousands of people in need this Thanksgiving. There is one special group of volunteers that is working to make sure the good deeds continue in the years to come.

Seven Action News found a group of volunteers from Echelon Detroit working hard to make meals for thousands this week.

The Salvation Army of Metro-Detroit is preparing 1,900 lbs of turkey, 100 gallons of gravy, 900 pounds of potatoes, thousands of slices of pie, and much more to feed those in need this holiday.

Echelon Detroit volunteers are key to making it happen. The group was formed several months ago. It aims to make sure this work continues into the future by getting young volunteers involved.

Its members are dedicated young professionals and millennials looking to make a difference in their community.

“Really what we plan to do is mobilize the next generation for the Salvation Army,” said Anil Kapoor, President of Echelon Detroit.

He and other volunteers are hoping their work will inspire others to join them in service.

You can find out more at this link.