Utica, NY (WIBX) - Volunteers helped served nearly 1,000  meals  at the Rescue Mission of Utica on Thursday at the Great Thanksgiving Banquet.350 meals were served in the dining room, while about 600 meals were delivered by volunteers.

There were also several Thanksgiving Day donations made to the mission's food pantry.

One donation was more than 3,500 hundred pounds of food.