Volunteers from five local YMCAs quickly packed all the necessary thanksgiving food items for 1,200 turkey baskets
This isn't the first time YMCA employees were lending a hand to the Erie City Mission.
Last year, 1,100 baskets were packed before by Y volunteers.
This year, a friendly competition against their previous record as they rapidly worked to get all 1,200 plus baskets packed before .
Officials from the Erie City Mission greatly appreciate their help because it wouldn't be possible without them.
The total cost of all of these baskets without donations would cost the mission around $17,000.
Officials say that the need in our community is growing.
Baskets will be given away at Monday at the Erie City Mission.
A long line is expected to form a few hours before .