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San Diego chefs and volunteers to feed homeless

Posted at 11:56 AM, Dec 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-24 17:01:40-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year and volunteers are spreading a little holiday cheer for those who are less fortunate. Just Call Us Volunteers are preparing a special Christmas dinner for hundreds of homeless.

30 gallons of stock, 75 pounds of green beans and more than 270 pounds of turkey are just some of the items being served on the dinner menu.

Just Call Us Volunteers is strictly made up of volunteers who want to give back. The group will serve at least three homeless shelters around the county on Christmas Day.

They offer food to at least “350 at the tent downtown, the Alpha Project tent. We probably got 65 at Rachel’s Women's Shelter and 65 at the San Diego Center for Children,” says Julie Darling, organizer of Just Call Us Volunteers.

The food is donated from Specialty Produce, Cupcakes Squared and Sprouts Farmers Markets.

The organization says their volunteer list is full for Christmas Day but they give back all year long. They encourage everyone to donate their time in the new year.