MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Marlins organization is making sure local families have a meal on the table this Thanksgiving.
This is the 13th year in a row the Marlins have held this event, which help their neighbors in Little Havana prepare for the holidays.READ MORE: South Florida Playing Pivotal Role In Transformation Of Psychedelics As Mainstream Medicine
Feeding South Florida was also presented with a $20,000 check.READ MORE: Parkland parents furious following Texas elementary school shooting: ‘They failed our kids again’
While the meals given out were hefty, each family got 25 pounds of food, which included a ten-pound turkey, which was hand-delivered by staff and some of the Marlins star players like Sandy Alcantara.
The rain moved this year’s event inside but a little water wasn’t going to stop one of their more important charitable events.MORE NEWS: Environmental advocates who say Biscayne Bay is dying to gather Wednesday to find solutions
Since the pandemic, the Marlins have provided more than a million meals to the South Florida community.