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Group donates 800 handmade tamales to hundreds of homeless at SDCCU Stadium

Posted at 8:37 AM, Dec 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 14:37:22-05

As hundreds of homeless wait to return to the Alpha Project tent in downtown after it was flooded last week, San Diegans are stepping in to give them a little holiday cheer.

ABC 10News reporter Natay Holmes was at SDCCU Stadium on Sunday morning where a local photographer, Abe Barron, and a group of kind-hearted volunteers, donated food and treats to those in need.

Their mission is called "X-Mas on the Street." The group got together to make 800 tamales to hand out, along with some festive Christmas cookies.

Barron and the volunteers will be at the stadium today until noon. Anyone else wishing to donate to the Alpha Project today can visit Gate C through today.

The Alpha Project shelter expects to be at the stadium for another week.