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Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway Information
November, 2012
Irwindale, CA

For the past three years LA Works has held a Thanksgiving Food Distribution for our most needy clients… thanks to gracious donations from Faith Community Church of West Covina and Glendora Vineyard Community Church. We are contacting our local food banks, grocery stores, and churches again this year in hope of continuing this service. However, for those in our community who seek assistance there are several charity Thanksgiving dinners and turkey giveaways planned for Southern California:

  • Over 1,500 families receive generous Thanksgiving food boxes at Foothill Unity Center's annual Thanksgiving distributions, at Ayers Hall Los Angeles County Arboretum in Arcadia. The families must reside in the Center's eleven-city service area: Pasadena, Altadena, South Pasadena, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Monrovia, Duarte, Azusa, Baldwin Park and Irwindale. To receive a food box you must meet specific eligibility criteria … the deadline to sign up for the giveaway is Monday, November 12, 2012. Contact Foothill Unity center at 626.358.3486 for more information.

  • Jackson Limousine Service holds an annual turkey dinner giveaway in South Los Angeles each year. The event is usually attended by more than 10,000 people:
    DATE: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    TIME: 8:00 a.m. – until approx. 5:00 p.m.
    PLACE: The Jackson Limousine Service fleet yard
    ADDRESS: 3669 West Slauson Ave, Los Angeles
    (btwn West Blvd & Deane)

  • The Midnight Mission, with the help of over 250 community volunteers, will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22nd from 8:00AM to 2:00PM. For questions about this Thanksgiving event or information about volunteering please contact Georgia Berkovich, Public Affairs Coordinator 213-624-9258 ext. 1243. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Tami Phillips, Chief Development Officer at 213-553-2327.

    The LA Works WorkSource Center provides job seekers a comprehensive system of Training and Career Placement services; and to businesses a wide range of professional services including Job Placement and Training Assistance, Internet Job Postings, Recruitment Services and Videoconferencing.

    Our community services include: Home Improvement, At-Risk Youth Work Experience Programs, On-Campus College Experience for low-income high school students, Energy Conservation and Neighborhood Beautification. LA Works was founded in 1976 as the primary public job training and placement center for residents of cities of the East San Gabriel Valley.

    For more information about LA Works, contact:
    Sandy Meza, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist
    LA Works
    (626) 960-3964 ext. 2224
    sandy.meza@laworks.org
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