Thanksgiving help for the homeless: ‘We haven’t seen numbers like this since the Great Depression’

Thanksgiving help for the homeless: ‘We haven’t seen numbers like this since the Great Depression’

Thanksgiving help for the homeless: 'We haven't seen numbers like this since the Great Depression'
Volunteer Monica Smith serves up a Thanksgiving meal at the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles last year. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)

Thanksgiving meals will be served to thousands of homeless and near-homeless individuals today on Skid Row and in Pasadena and Canoga Park amid calls for donations and volunteers for the rest of the year.

The Midnight Mission will serve Thanksgiving brunch to nearly 2,500 homeless and near-homeless men, women and children, according to Georgia Berkovich, its director of public affairs…..more here

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