Volunteers Tarrah Warner, from right, Kati Wiesman and Samantha Yirkovsky help serve food Tuesday at The Salvation Army in Wausau.
A group of Wausau-area churches and organizations will offer holiday meals in an effort to spread the Christmas spirit and feed the community.
"Some don't have families to spend time with during the holidays, so free meals are a chance to bring them together to celebrate and feel part of a family in a Christmas atmosphere," said Melissa Westberg, kitchen manager at The Salvation Army in Wausau.
The first of the free meals will begin today at The Salvation Army and continue through Christmas Day with hundreds of pounds of holiday fare, feeding about 1,000 people among the sites. Other meals will ...