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Early Christmas Dinner

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 16, 2018)Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (CCSN) will serve a special early Christmas meal to more than 1,100 of our community’s most vulnerable residents on Sunday, December 16 in memory of Frank Fertitta Jr.

The meal, sponsored by the Frank and Victoria Fertitta Foundation, will include: Rustic Chicken Cacciatore, Buttered Egg Noodle Pasta, California Garlic Medley, Dinner roll with Butter and Pineapple Upside-down Cake.

The meal is available, free of charge, to anyone who would like to attend. More than 100 volunteers from Bishop Gorman High School Football Team & Cheerleading Squad will help prepare and serve the meal.


Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 10 a.m.          


Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, 1501 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101


Media will have the opportunity to capture photos and obtain b-roll before and during the meal. Interview opportunities are available with staff, volunteers and Deacon Tom Roberts upon request.

About Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
Since 1941, the mission of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has been to serve those in need — the most vulnerable — regardless of race, religion or creed.  This leading community resource offers help and hope with dignity as it strives to meet the diverse needs of men, women and children in Southern Nevada.  Through the generosity of foundations, grants, organizations and individual donors, Catholic Charities operates 16 programs providing support to more than 4,200 people daily and encompassing four core areas: Family Services, Food Services, Immigration and Refugee Services and Homeless and Housing Services.  Catholic Charities also operates the largest Meals on Wheels program and Emergency Shelter Services in Southern Nevada.  For additional information, please visit