This year we put together over 75 baskets containing a full Thanksgiving dinner for local Veteran families. 25 additional turkeys were purchased for families came in after we had passed out all the baskets. A majority of these families got signed up with us during the VA homeless stand-down about 2 weeks before Thanksgiving. We passed out baskets to families on Tuesday the 24th of November. What a humbling experience to see the gratitude of these families who would otherwise have had nothing for this holiday meal with their families. Items in our baskets ranged from a turkey and dressing all the way down to eggs, milk and butter. An awesome shout out to the Kroger’s on Pipeline Road in Hurst, TX, for helping us get everything together and for donating dinner rolls to go along with everything. Friends and family came together to volunteer their time to put all these baskets together and without your support we could not have made this happen. We hope to double our amount of families in 2016 with your help.
Our South Texas Chapter donated 100 Turkeys to the Houston Food bank on our behalf for 2015 as well.