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Catholic Charities prepares for Thanksgiving feast

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Preparations are underway at Catholic Charities for its annual Thanksgiving meal. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5) Preparations are underway at Catholic Charities for its annual Thanksgiving meal. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The Thanksgiving dinner prep work has started in the kitchen over at Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada. 

On Thursday, upwards of 1,000 homeless and less fortunate will stop by for a warm meal starting at 10 a.m. 

The menu includes a traditional meal with all the fixings. 

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Executive Chef Jun Lao and his staff of 20 will prepare:

  • 750 pounds of oven-roasted turkey
  • 30 gallons of turkey gravy
  • 500 pounds of Yukon potatoes
  • 300 pounds of fresh green beans
  • 400 pounds of stuffing
  • 20 gallons of cranberry sauce
  • 1,000 dinner rolls with butter’
  • 1,000 mini pumpkin pies

This is the 52nd consecutive Thanksgiving that Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has opened its doors to the community.

The Thanksgiving meal is made possible thanks to community donations and dedicated volunteers.

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