ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A Korean war veteran has made it a tradition to donate turkeys to the Salvation Army in Albany for the last 8 years.
Richard Shiver is an 88-year-old Army veteran who donates turkeys to help those in need have a bountiful Thanksgiving.
It is something he enjoys and looks forward to every year.
Shiver said he feels great knowing he has done his part to make sure everyone has a good meal for the holidays.
"There is so many people who don't have a good meal," said Shiver. "I feel like the two or 300 hundred that come here, that they will have a good meal. And it just makes me feel better to know I'm helping somebody. "
Shiver donated 180 pounds of turkeys Tuesday afternoon that will feed hundreds. He said as long as he is alive and well he will continue to donate turkeys every year.
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