LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Actor Danny Trejo and Trejo’s Tacos teamed up with the Everest Foundation and the West Side Veterans Administration Thursday to feed hundreds of homeless veterans living on the VA West Los Angeles campus.
The event is part of a commitment to help homeless vets across the country.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
The community outreach called Bibles and Tacos includes both food and spiritual care for the veterans.
Trejo says the care is needed now more than ever.READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
“Right now there’s a big emergency in the world so I think it’s bringing us all a lot closer together,” Trejo said. “We’re all on the Titanic right now looking for a good seat, so we have got to just help each other.”
Around 1,000 meals were prepared.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
The Everest Foundation works to promote medical education and research, as well as raise awareness of the world’s healthcare needs.