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A taste of Christmas

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Hundreds of people were served a traditional turkey dinner at the downtown Siloam Mission on Christmas Eve.

  • Summer and Nicole Bruyere get served by CBC Hockey Night in Canada's Scott Oak at  the Siloam Mission Monday. The two were at the dinner with their father.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    Summer and Nicole Bruyere get served by CBC Hockey Night in Canada's Scott Oak at the Siloam Mission Monday. The two were at the dinner with their father.

  • Volunteers prepare a Christmas lunch at Siloam Mission. Between 500 and 700 people were given a turkey dinner with all the trimmings Monday afternoon at the downtown shelter.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    Volunteers prepare a Christmas lunch at Siloam Mission. Between 500 and 700 people were given a turkey dinner with all the trimmings Monday afternoon at the downtown shelter.

  • Allan Land, 55, looks at new socks he received at the Siloam Mission Christmas lunch.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    Allan Land, 55, looks at new socks he received at the Siloam Mission Christmas lunch.

  • Volunteers prepare Siloam Mission's Christmas lunch Monday.

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    Volunteers prepare Siloam Mission's Christmas lunch Monday.

  • For some, Siloam Mission's turkey dinner is the only Christmas they get.

    For some, Siloam Mission's turkey dinner is the only Christmas they get.

  • A group enjoys Siloam Mission's annual Christmas lunch at 300 Princess Street.

    Joe Bryksa / WInnipeg Free Press

    A group enjoys Siloam Mission's annual Christmas lunch at 300 Princess Street.

  • Wendy Nattaway from Garden Hill First Nation enjoys a warm meal at Siloam Mission.

    Wendy Nattaway from Garden Hill First Nation enjoys a warm meal at Siloam Mission.

  • A sparrow flew inside and sat in the Christmas tree during Siloam Mission's annual Christmas lunch.

    A sparrow flew inside and sat in the Christmas tree during Siloam Mission's annual Christmas lunch.

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