Senator Hueso Hosts Ninth Annual Holiday Turkey Drives

Giveaways provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need in the 40th Senate District
November 26, 2019

San Diego, CA – November 26, 2019 – State Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) kicked off the holiday season by hosting 12 turkey drive events across the 40th Senate District, providing Thanksgiving meals to approximately 700 families in need throughout San Diego and Imperial counties.

“I’m so grateful for the generosity of our community each and every year as we host these events to help our less-fortunate neighbors,” said Sen. Hueso. “Thanksgiving is a holiday of togetherness and gratefulness, both of which are exemplified by the incredible coalition of people and organizations who worked together to make these events possible.”

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Sen. Hueso’s office hosts these events each year around Thanksgiving, and this year teamed up with the San Diego Food Bank, Northgate Gonzalez Market, PepsiCo, and California American Water to give out turkeys at the following locations:

EVENT 1:      Catholic Charities in El Centro, Thursday, November 21, 2019

EVENT 2:      Casa Familiar in San Ysidro, Thursday, November 21, 2019

EVENT 3:      Helping Hearts & Hands in San Ysidro, Thursday, November 21, 2019

EVENT 4:      South Bay Community Services in Chula Vista, Monday, November 25, 2019

EVENT 5:      Kimball Elementary School in National City, Monday, November 25, 2019

EVENT 6:      George L. Stevens Senior Center in Encanto, Monday, November 25, 2019

EVENT 7:      Mabuhay Foundation in National City, Monday, November 25, 2019

EVENT 8:      Ocean Bluffs Mobile Home Estates in Otay Mesa, Tuesday, November 26, 2019

EVENT 9:      Cal Vet Home in Chula Vista, Tuesday, November 26, 2019

EVENT 10:    Ocean View Church in Imperial Beach, Tuesday, November 26, 2019

EVENT 11:    Imperial Beach United Methodist Church in Imperial Beach, Tuesday, November 26, 2019

EVENT 12:    Mountain Health & Community Services in Campo, Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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