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Catholic Charities to Serve 55th Annual Christmas Day Community Meal to More Than 1,000 Southern Nevadans in Need

WHAT:   Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (CCSN) will open its doors on Christmas Day to serve a free meal to 1,000 homeless and vulnerable men, women and children in the community. Now in its 55th year, the annual free meal will be served in the organization’s newly built Outdoor Pavilion. All community meals in the month of December, including Christmas Day, have been made possible by a sponsorship from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and support from the Las Vegas Community.

Adhering to proper health and safety guidelines, the open-air facility will provide 210 socially distanced seats and tables for those attending the meal.

The special holiday menu developed by Chef Lao will include: Classic prime rib with horseradish cream sauce, mashed potatoes with brown gravy, corn maque choux, and red velvet cake. The meal is offered free of charge to all attendees.

INTERVIEWS:   Deacon Tom Roberts, President & CEO

Leslie Carmine, Media & Community Relations Director

Jun Lao, Executive Chef, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada

WHERE:     Outdoor Pavilion on the CCSN campus

1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, 89101

WHEN:     Friday, December 25, 2020 at 10 a.m.

MEDIA CALL TIME: 9:30 a.m. (meal will be served at 10 a.m.)

CONTACT:         For Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada

The Firm Public Relations & Marketing – 702.739.9933

KC Kappen/ ext. 226/ [email protected]

Michael Abante/ ext. 232/ [email protected] (702.684.1499 – Mobile)