WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — The UCLA Football team, along with head coach Jim Mora, served up a Thanksgiving feast Thursday to 500 veterans and homeless at Pink Taco.
“If I wasn’t here, I wouldn’t have a Thanksgiving at all,” one person said.READ MORE: 2 Long Beach Grocery Stores Shutting Down Saturday Over Hero Pay Law
The team, which has been busy preparing for Saturday’s game against crosstown rivals, the USC Trojans, took a break from the field to volunteer.
“Just trying to brighten up everyone’s day a little bit. Provide some conversation and some smiles and some warmth,” Mora told KNX 1070’s Vytas Safronikas.READ MORE: Armed Suspect Caught On Camera Robbing Group Of People In A West Hollywood Alley