House of Loving Hands to host Thanksgiving Dinner for community’s unhoused


By Kathy Chouteau

House of Loving Hands is saving a seat at its “Thanksgiving Dinner” table for unhoused community members, veterans and families Thurs., Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Hall in Richmond.

The holiday dinner will include fixings such as turkey, ham, chicken, macaroni & cheese, potato salad and more—along with hygiene packs, gloves, beanie caps and blankets.

Sponsors of the event are far reaching and include Resource Pathways; CoBiz Richmond; Beauty By Nature; Brownie Brushes; Black Star Pirate BBQ; Baltic Kiss; San Pablo Community Grant Foundation; and Church Unusual New Revelation Richmond.

Those who are able to join the aforementioned sponsors in donating to support the Thanksgiving Dinner, can do so here. Volunteers are also needed for the dinner; call (510) 730-1162 or email House of Loving Hands Executive Director Deneshia Clemons at [email protected].

House of Loving Hands empowers, encourages and supports women and their children, according to its website. It provides a safe transitional housing alternative to women in Contra Costa Area/the Bay Area.

Veterans Hall is located at 968 23rd St. in Richmond.