NEISD elementary students add special surprise to meal distribution for Raul Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner
Convention Center will be empty as the Raúl Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner is going mobile. IN partnership with the Raúl Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner, the Thanksgiving cards will be gifted to seniors and individuals experiencing homelessness. Buendía said he’s excited for the holiday and thankful he’ll also have the same blessing that the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner will provide for thousands this year. NEISD elementary students make special surprise added to meal distribution for Raul Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) To learn more about the Raúl Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner, click here.
Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner reaches full capacity in meal requests, closes registration
SAN ANTONIO – The Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner, which is usually held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, will be delivering meals to those in need instead of hosting the event in person this year due to COVID-19. And, as of Thursday, planners of the event said it had reached its full capacity for meal requests and has closed registration. Anyone that is still in need of a Thanksgiving meal is urged to contact the San Antonio Food Bank or Meals on Wheels San Antonio for further assistance. Planners of the annual dinner said its goal is to feed up to 10,000 seniors and homeless through its delivery system this year. RELATED: Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner will not be in person this year
Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner, a tradition for thousands in San Antonio, will switch to delivery
click image Instagram / jimenezdinnerRaul Jimenez, who inaugurated the event in SA in 1979, visits with an elderly woman. "We leave with nothing. What counts is what we do in between. I believe in caring and sharing.”Dinner organizers are working with the city to determine how many volunteers they will need this fall, according to the daily. However, they expect fewer than in normal years.Details on the distribution process and volunteer opportunities will be announced on the organization’s website and Facebook page as Thanksgiving nears.sacurrent.com
In-person Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner canceled this year due to pandemic
Organizers for the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner said Wednesday the event will not take place in person this year in response to COVID-19 and will instead deliver meals. The event, in its 41st year, usually takes place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This year, Jessica Jimenez, the granddaughter of the late Raul Jimenez, said the plan is to deliver 10,000 meals to feed San Antonio's elderly and less fortunate. Raul Jimenez, a restaurateur who died in 1998, started the dinner in 1979 to help feed the elderly who could not prepare their own Thanksgiving meal. The city is allowing the family to use the convention center on Thanksgiving Day to prepare the food.mysanantonio.com
Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner will not be in person this year
SAN ANTONIO – Every year, approximately 25,000 people fill the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center to celebrate Thanksgiving at the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner. “This year, our goal is to feed up to 10,000 seniors and homeless through a homebound delivery system,” said Jessica Jimenez, Raul Jimenez’s granddaughter. “One of the things that some people might not know about the Thanksgiving dinner is that we’ve actually had a homebound delivery system in our organization for more than 10 years. So, we last year fed close to 3,000 seniors in underprivileged families through homebound delivery where the meals were picked up and then delivered to their home. Related Stories:Julián Castro and family serve at 40th Annual Raul Jiménez Thanksgiving DinnerRaul Jimenez’s daughter leads organizing efforts of San Antonio Thanksgiving tradition
Man United's Solskjaer faces old teammate in Europa League
Manchester United's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures during the Europa League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Manchester United and LASK at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)DSSELDORF DThe Europa League will set up a reunion for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as he takes on an old friend in the quarterfinals. When Solskjaer's team faces Copenhagen in Cologne on Monday, the opposing coach will be his old Norway teammate Stale Solbakken. Wolves take on five-time Europa League winner Sevilla on Tuesday in their biggest European game since losing the 1972 UEFA Cup final to Tottenham. It's been a long road for Wolves, who started the Europa League in the second qualifying round in July 2019 against Northern Irish club Crusaders.
Leicester jeopardizes Champions League hopes with collapse
A 4-1 capitulation at relegation-threatened Bournemouth on Sunday summed up Leicester's form since the Premier League returned from its three-month coronavirus-enforced shutdown. I would say a big apology to the supporters because that was unacceptable for a Leicester team," Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers said. Fifth could, however, clinch England's fourth and final Champions League place if second-place Manchester City's Champions League ban for next season is confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday. Arsenal and Tottenham, though, are realistically in a scrap for a Europa League place. Palaces run of five straight Premier League defeats is now manager Roy Hodgsons equal worst sequence in the competition.
FREE VIA RIDES FOR SENIORS 55+ TO THE RAUL JIMENEZ THANKSGIVING DINNER
VIA Partners with Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner to OfferComplimentary Service for Seniors 55 or OlderSAN ANTONIO (Nov. 12, 2019) VIA Metropolitan Transit is proud to partner once again with the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner to provide complimentary transportation for senior citizens. Seniors (ages 55 or older) can enjoy complimentary rides to and from the event at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. The transportation, provided courtesy of event organizers, includes regular line service, as well as VIAtrans service for registered patrons. When boarding, passengers who inform the operator that they are attending the Jimenez Dinner, and present a VIA Senior Citizens ID card or identification with proof of age, ride free. Seniors who would like additional information regarding routes and scheduling on Thanksgiving Day may call (210) 362-2020.saobserver.com