Latino nonprofit gears up for Thanksgiving in the Barrio

The Cesar Chavez Legacy and Education Foundation teamed up with H-E-B and the Good Samaritan Center for its annual Thanksgiving in the Barrio event.

The Cesar Chavez Legacy and Education Foundation teamed up with H-E-B and the Good Samaritan Center for its annual Thanksgiving in the Barrio event.

This is the ninth year the nonprofit has provided turkeys and trimmings to families on the city's West Side. 

About 300 families will be fed this year, up from 10 when the event launched.

Volunteers were busy Monday preparing the food bags that will be distributed to families.

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