The Salvation Army announced it has expanded its Mobile Breakfast Feeding Program in Des Moines by adding a third day and additional stops. The program, which has been serving several locations in the city each Tuesday and Friday, will now also be running on Wednesdays and serving more areas in need, the Salvation Army said in a press release. The organization earlier this year received a $10,000 grant from the PepsiCo Foundation to support the program. The canteen will travel to known areas where there is a sizable population of struggling families or homeless in need of a good meal. Operated by a Salvation Army staff person and volunteers from local churches and businesses, the program serves more than 150 volunteer-made breakfast casseroles each week. “The canteen is not just about food. It’s also about hope,” said Tamyra Harrison, development coordinator for the Salvation Army. “Every person served is treated with respect, dignity and caring — letting them know they are not forgotten.” For more information and to volunteer, contact Amy DeCastro at 515-282-3599 or amy.decastro@usc.salvationarmy.org.

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