ANAHEIM (CBS) — Anaheim restaurant owner Frank Garcia teamed up with thousands of volunteers Thursday to serve more than 20,000 people at the 25th annual “We Give Thanks” Thanksgiving dinner.READ MORE: Laguna Hills Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player
KNX 1070’s Mike Landa reports that Garcia has served more than 250,000 meals to those in need over the past quarter-century.
Local hotels with huge commercial kitchens helped prepare thousands of turkeys for Thursday’s feast, which was served outdoors in the parking lot of the Honda Center.READ MORE: Authorities Searching For Missing Teen Girl Allegedly Taken By Her Mother
Hilton Anaheim, Marriott Anaheim, the Anaheim Ducks, the Honda Center, Jay’s, the Anaheim Convention Center, and Garcia’s restaurant, La Casa Garcia, all sponsored the event.
Garcia tells KCAL9’s Michele Gile that he hopes to keep serving the dinner for another 30 years.
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