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Thanksgiving Food Baskets Distributed in Southern Marin




Top photo: Federico Cortez and Felecia Gaston of Performing Stars, Salvation Army Lieutenants Diane and David Shatto, Rick Carmel of the Lions Club (Photo by Felecia Gaston). Middle photo:Volunteer sorting food at the Bayside MLK Academy site. (Photo by Shelly Brown). Bottom photos:Volunteers working at the Bayside MLK Academy and the Mill Valley sites. (Photos by Godfrey Lee).

Thanksgiving food baskets were given out on November 24 at Performing Stars first annual Thanksgiving Holiday Food Drive.

About 500 low-income families living in Marin City, Shelter Hill in Mill Valley, The Hilarita in Tiburon, and Galilee Harbor in Sausalito were recipients.

The Marin City and Sausalito residents picked up their food baskets at the Bayside MLK Academy in Marin City.

Residents from Mill Valley and Tiburon picked up their baskets at the Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church located at 410 Sycamore Ave. in Mill Valley.

The Salvation Army donated 500 turkeys. Salvation Army lieutenants David and Diane Shatto and other volunteers helped pass out 275 turkeys in Marin City and 225 turkeys in Mill Valley.

Several Girl Scouts volunteers helped out at the Mill Valley site.

Other donors and community partners include: Target, the Marin County Free Library, Marin Housing, The Milagro Foundation, Tamalpais Union High School District, Extra Food, Heart of the Village, Conscious Kitchen, Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, Girl Scouts, Sausalito Marin City School District, The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, Inc., Cake 4 Kids, Mad Made, Earl’s Organic Produce, Feed the Frontlines Marin, Lions International, and Beauty By Nature Hair Studio.


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