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Hundreds of volunteers worked late into the night in the kitchen of the DeKalb County Jail to prepare the annual Thanksgiving meal for the charity Hosea Feed the Hungry.

"The Thanksgiving holiday has always been about service," volunteer Anthony Jordan said. "How can we help the community."

TheirThanksgiving celebration is a massive undertaking for the non-profit organization founded by civil rights leader Hosea Williams.

Organizers say they will prepare a thousand turkeys as well as 500 pounds a piece of rice, stuffing and vegetables.

An estimated five-thousand people will attend the Thanksgiving dinner at the Georgia Dome. Another five-thousand meals will be delivered to people in the community.

Organizers say roughly two-thousand volunteers help prepare, serve and deliver the Thanksgiving dinners.