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Union Station Homeless Services’ Dinner-in-the-Park Preparations Are Underway

Two Thousand Volunteers Get Set to Serve 4,000 a Warm Thanksgiving Meal
Union Station Homeless Services Asking the Public for Help

2,000 volunteers. 4,000-5000 meals. Dubbed the "Biggest Potluck in the Nation," Union Station Homeless Services' Dinners-in-the-Park brings together 2,000 volunteers on Thanksgiving Day to feed homeless men, women and children in Pasadena's Central Park.

For 38 years, volunteers have purchased, prepared and served over 4,000 meals at this annual community event. Meal recipients include homeless and low-income adults and families, senior citizens, and those who are alone at the holidays or unable to afford a holiday meal.

Union Station Homeless Services encourages all who are hungry to come eat, and all who are able to help to donate their time, food items or funds to this incredible holiday outreach program.

Thanksgiving, November 28. Food is served from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Park, Pasadena (corner of Del Mar Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue).

UNION STATION HOMELESS SERVICES IS ASKING THE PUBLIC TO HELP:

1) Special Note: Due to stricter Health Department regulations, we are NO LONGER ABLE to accept prepared food donations (including cooked side dishes, turkeys, desserts) the day of the event.

2) Wish List Food Donations: Union Station Homeless Services is accepting donations of non-perishable food items 412 S. Raymond Street from now until November 20. Visit http://unionstationhs.org/event/dip/ to see our current food wish list.

3) Donate: Each year, Union Station Homeless Services serves more than 160,000 meals. You can help feed people in need: https://unionstationhs.org/help/donate/https://unionstationhs.org/help/donate/.

4) Become a Corporate Partner: Invest in our community and receive signage in the park by sponsoring Dinner-in-the-Park. Call (626) 240-4559 today. CURRENT SPONSORS INCLUDE: Home Street Bank, Gonzalez Goodale Architects, Pasadena Federal Credit Union, Super King Markets, Longo Toyota-Scion-Lexus, and Laborers' Local 777.

 

 

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