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Thousands of Thanksgiving meals will be served Thursday at gatherings throughout Los Angeles County, including Skid Row, the Sunset Strip and San Fernando Valley.
Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner Events
Midnight Mission: Actor Dick Van Dyke and Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck will be among more than 300 volunteers serving Thanksgiving brunch at The Midnight Mission. Food bags and donated clothing will also be distributed.
Pink Taco Restaurant: The UCLA football team and coach Jim Mora will join actress Kristen Bell in serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Pink Taco restaurant on the Sunset Strip. More than 500 people are expected to receive services from the Veterans Administration and the homeless services organization PATH.
Hollywood Gay and Lesbian Center: More than 500 individuals will receive a meal and sleeping bags in the parking lot of the Gay and Lesbian Center in Hollywood from Food on Foot. The nonprofit organization provides meals, clothing and employment assistance.
Dinner-in-the-Park: Thousands will be served Thanksgiving dinner at Union Station Homeless Services' Dinner-in-the-Park at Central Park in Pasadena. A Children's Fun Zone will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with activities including arts and crafts, face painting, sack races and bean bag tosses.
Canoga Park Community Thanksgiving Day: More than 2,000 people will be served turkey dinners at the 26th annual free Community Thanksgiving Day dinner at Guadalupe Community Center in Canoga Park.
Thanksgiving Day Feed the Hungry Feast: Temple Beth Hillel will serve more than 1,000 people at its 13th annual Thanksgiving Day Feed the Hungry Feast in Valley Village.
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