Houston's Thanksgiving 'Super Feast' is overcoming supply chain challenges to feed tens of thousands
Houston (CNN)Volunteers are converging on the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, overcoming supply chain challenges to serve tens of thousands of people who find themselves in need of a meal on Thanksgiving.
Organizers expect to serve between 25,000 and 30,000 families during Thursday's 43rd annual "Super Feast," they told CNN. About 635,000 pounds of food is being cooked to be served as a hot meal. About 3,200 turkeys have been cooked for the feast, and another 15,000 are being distributed at a separate drive-up location outside the convention center.
It's been a hard year for many here in this part of Texas, Stephanie Lewis, regional director of Super Feast organizer City Wide Club of America, told CNN. The Covid-19 pandemic is perhaps the chief culprit, having claimed countless …
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