ANNUAL WE GIVE THANKS EVENT TO SERVE OVER 15,000 FREE THANKSGIVING MEALS TO THOSE IN NEED
Monday, November 25, 2013
the last 27 years, La Casa Garcia Restaurant and We Give Thanks, Inc., a
nonprofit charitable organization founded by restaurateur and philanthropist
Frank Garcia, have served free Thanksgiving Dinners to those in need in the
greater Orange County region. The event has been held at Honda Center for the
past seven years. Last year, over 600 turkeys, 3,000 pies and 5,000 pounds of
potatoes were served, in addition to other delicious Thanksgiving items. Each
year, over 1,500 volunteers prepare and serve the Thanksgiving meals, with
final preparation and cooking of the meals beginning at 6:00 a.m. Thanksgiving
morning at Honda Center. Meals will be served starting at 11:00 a.m. following
the official turkey carving at 10:45 a.m., and will continue until 3:00 p.m.
Two meal preparation days will take place at the Anaheim Marriott, Hilton
Anaheim and Anaheim Convention Center on November 26 and 27. For more
information please visit www.wegivethanksinc.org.