HATTIESBURG, MISS - Residents in the city of Laurel will not have to wait for Christmas to get their Christmas dinner. The Good Samaritan Soup Kitchen will have their Christmas dinner Thursday, and they're expecting an estimated headcount of 800 people.
“You know not everyone is fortunate… a lot of people have lost their job, and we're just trying to give something back to the people that really don't have a Christmas dinner,” the Good Samaritan Soup Kitchen’s manager, Terrence Crosby said. “Good Samaritan is really going to open up their house for everybody to come in and have a nice good hot meal right here at the Good Samaritan Soup Kitchen.”
The Christmas dinner will start at 11 Thursday morning. The soup kitchen is currently taking donations for anybody who is in the giving spirit this holiday season, just head over to the soup kitchen in Laurel.