Thousands of people across Bakersfield worked tirelessly in the days building up to Thanksgiving to ensure needy families would have the opportunity to enjoy a feast in the comfort of their own homes.
“Love for Thanksgiving” began eight years ago as a small group helping less than 20 families have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
But since its inaugural year, the charitable effort has exponentially grown. Between 3,400 and 3,500 families will receive meals this year, volunteer Amy Rader said.
“I've been involved since the first year and this