Cooking and serving Thanksgiving meals to unhoused residents takes a lot of organization and help from volunteers. But during the pandemic, most homeless shelters aren’t allowing volunteers on-site. That doesn’t mean Thanksgiving is canceled. Staff members and the volunteers who typically help are getting creative.
Homeless shelter staff are in overdrive serving Thanksgiving without volunteers
From this Episode:
How homeless shelters will pull off Thanksgiving feasts without volunteers
In the kitchen of the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission — which provides meals, showers and beds to the city’s unhoused residents — a dozen men are deboning trays of turkeys.
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