The Midnight Mission Annual Christmas Day Brunch And Santa’s Village For The Homeless

December 20, 2013 — 2 Comments

The Midnight Mission is holding their famed Christmas Day Brunch and Santa’s Village for LA’s homeless population. This year’s festivities are particularly meaningful because they mark the official kick-off to the Midnight’s 100th year anniversary. This is a unique LA event with an interesting and unusual combination of elements – holidays, homelessness, and 100 years of service with a very real food component. This event is happening Downtown on Skid Row, right here in our own backyard.

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Sponsored by Nestlé USA, the event embraces the true spirit of the holidays, and welcomes thousands of the City’s neediest to a healthy and hearty holiday meal. Hundreds of volunteers, celebrities, and local leaders including actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer Dick Van Dyke; CBS News anchor Kent Shocknek; 95.5 KLOS Radio personality Gary Moore; actor, environmentalist, and Midnight Mission Board Member Ed Begley, Jr., and former Mayor Antonio Villariagosa.

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Concurrently, The Midnight hosts its Santa’s Village, where the most impoverished children will be able to select toys of their choice ranging from guitars, electronics, skateboards, and bicycles—all age-appropriate—and be greeted by Santa Claus and his helpers. Its doors are always open and since its inception in 1914, the Midnight Mission has never missed a day of providing meals and services to the homeless community.

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Commemorating its 100-year anniversary, The Midnight hit an unfathomable milestone this December when the Midnight served its millionth meal of the year for the second year in a row; it has not served that many people in one year since the Great Depression!

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WHAT: The Midnight Mission Annual Christmas Day Brunch And Santa’s Village For The Homeless
WHEN: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm 
WHERE: The Midnight Mission | 601 San Pedro Street | Los Angeles, CA 90014

CONTACT INFO: Click here

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2 responses to The Midnight Mission Annual Christmas Day Brunch And Santa’s Village For The Homeless

  1. 

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