Community Thanksgiving

By WBNG News

July 22, 2010 Updated Nov 26, 2008 at 8:14 PM EDT

If you're in need of a warm meal this Thanksgiving, the doors are open at Binghamton High School.

The school is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner.

Action News Reporter Julianne Sweeney shows us how students are pitching in and preparing for the big day.

Binghamton High School is giving back this holiday.

100 students are orchestrating a Thanksgiving Day Dinner.

They'll serve turkey and all the trimmings to thousands tomorrow.

The students are preparing 5-thousand pounds of turkey.

800 pounds of stuffing.

And 130 pounds of cranberry sauce.

"We're setting up decorations, putting all the tables together, getting everything ready tomorrow."says Senior Andrew Levine-Murray

The tables may be empty right now, but come tomorrow...they'll fill up. Students expect to serve close to 4-thousand meals.

"I think it's really rewarding to be able to witness something like that and all the people that come are really appreciative."says Senior Marcella Mughetti.

The dinner is put on by the students for the community.

Anyone is welcome.

"I think the basic idea at Binghamton High School is to help the community."says Senior Andre St.Clair.

"Happy to be a part of it and grateful that our school can do this, and I think it's really great recognition for our school."says Junior Chloe Kotchick

From seating...to serving...to smiling.

These students will be there to spread the spirit of Thanksgiving.

In Binghamton, Julianne Sweeney, WBNG-TV, Action News.

Thanksgiving dinner will be served in the Binghamton High School main cafeteria tomorrow from 11:30-am until 2-pm.

People who can't get to the school can request a delivery by calling 761-2475.

But you must call by 9 tonight.

Deliveries will then begin tomorrow morning at 11.

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