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: Robbery Suspect Holes Up On Rooftop Before Being Arrested
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: Less Than Half Of Hospital Employees Vaccinated At USC Medical In Boyle Heights And Olive View Medical In Sylmar
“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: Some Parents Sending Students Back To School Monday, While Others Keeping Kids Home For Virtual Classes
The Everest Foundation works to promote medical education and research, as well as raise awareness of the world’s healthcare needs.