Volunteers, community provide Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Americans across the country are stepping up to help safely provide Thanksgiving meals to those in need as the nation faces a surging hunger crisis amid the pandemic.
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Finally tonight, America strong. We celebrate so many making sure there is food on the table this Thanksgiving for our neighbors in need. With Thanksgiving just one day away, across America tonight neighbors are coming together to help one another amid this pandemic. Look at these little workers. In Texas, children helping pack boxes at the Houston food bank. Mr. Jackson, Mr. Chad. Baton Rouge, the rotary club of port Allen preparing Thanksgiving meals for seniors. In Chicago, newlyweds Emily Bugg and Billy Lewis using the money they were going to spend on their wedding reception to feed those in need instead. And university of Iowa professor Liz Pearce, is thinking of her students, separated from their families this Thanksgiving. She emailed them an offer to cook them a meal. I just didn't want anyone to feel alone and sad, so, I thought I'd just email all my classes and say, well, if you're in town, you know, please don't be shy, just get back to me and I'd love to make you an extra portion of my Thanksgiving meal. That email shared by one of her students online going viral. Liked nearly 1 million times. Professor pierce and her family are making meals and hand delivering them to any student who wants one. The students thankful. To bring that plate to your table or to your porch and, you know, make that effort to make that connection with you, even though they can't actually hold your hand and be with you just brings everyone together. And we are grateful for them. And so many asking how can you help, you'll find more information at disney.com/feedthelove. Thank you so much for watching tonight, I'm Tom llamas. For David and all of us here, happy Thanksgiving.

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