Rackspace held the largest Thanksgiving Drive and Distribution in San Antonio this year and it was all thanks to the Rackers who funded the drive with their money and time. Through recent fundraising efforts, we were able to provide 1,000 families with turkeys and all the trimmings this Thanksgiving.
Last Friday, Rackers spent the morning packing up 1,000 boxes with mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, green beans, corn, cake mix and cranberry sauce. It was an incredible effort that ran like a well-oiled machine. This prepared us for Saturday’s big distribution day with 505 families passing through the Rackspace parking lot to pick up their Thanksgiving meals, which included the box of trimmings, a turkey, and drinks.
Partnering with our local schools in the Castle Community, the San Antonio Housing Authority, and the San Antonio Food Bank, vouchers were distributed to families in need within our neighborhood and San Antonio at large. The families who came by were truly grateful to the Rackers who moved into this community and have done so much to give back to this neighborhood. Not only were we able to feed so many people this holiday season, but we were able to give them a greater gift – to be able to cook a Thanksgiving meal together in their own homes and celebrate the holidays with loved ones. Through various partner organizations and the San Antonio Food Bank’s outreach program, the remaining 495 boxes have been allocated to other families in need throughout San Antonio.
You can check out the additional highlights on the KSAT news coverage here.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families!Category: Involvement Tags: Community Involvement, Food Drive, Rack Gives Back, San Antonio Food Bank, Thanksgiving