CORNING - A total of 403 turkeys were distributed Saturday by the Corning Community Food Pantry.

The Food Pantry has been handing out turkeys, along with ingredients for side dishes before Thanksgiving since 1989.

Volunteers began handing out the turkeys at 9 a.m. and stopped a little after noon. More turkeys are expected to be distributed before the holiday.

Saturday's total was the largest amount of turkeys handed out in one day by the Food Pantry.