The Salvation Army Center of Hope is hosting a Thanksgiving community meal for their downtown shelter for the homeless population. The kitchen staff is be preparing the meal pretty early, so we’re dropping by to check out the food prep that’ll be given to the community today!
DAILY LIST: A Thanksgiving Day Quiz to Wow Your Family
Worried about making small talk with your relatives at dinner today? How about a couple of fun facts to throw down?
On the Daily List this morning three tidbits of trivia to wow the crowd at the table!
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Running of the Turkeys
There are 1,500 runners, walkers, strollers and talkers out at this year’s Running of the Turkeys–one of Yolo Food Bank’s biggest fundraising events! It was started by the Rogers Family in Woodland as a fun way to promote community involvement and the true spirit of thanksgiving. The proceeds from the event have always gone to Yolo Food Bank and the event is a great way for family and friends to come out, have fun, and get some exercise before filling-up on Thanksgiving goodies.
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Will it Waffle: Holiday Edition
What to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Save some from an icy fate in the freezer — and Waffle them! The creator of the “Will It Waffle” blog and author of the book by the same name, Daniel Shumski, joins us again LIVE on Facetime in the 8 for two holiday-themed waffled wonders!
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Tower of Niceness
Two local kids are proving you can make a difference at any age!!These AMAZING 8- and 10-year-old brothers have a community they’ve started called the Tower of Niceness with a mission of doing nice things for those in need. They do several projects a year including fundraisers for the homeless, children’s hospitals and animal shelters.
Manly Minute: 5 Ways to Give Back on Thanksgiving
People often donate toys at Christmastime, but the truth is that America’s youngsters need playthings year round. According to Second Chance Toys, an organization that provides safe toys to kids in need, 14 million U.S. children are part of families living below the poverty line. Not only does donating plastic toys in good condition make a child’s day brighter, but it also helps prevent non-biodegradable plastics from ending up in landfills.
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