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Photos: Thanksgiving at St. Anthony’s

| Photos by Jessica Webb |

Mayor Lee is among the many volunteers who came out on Wednesday, Nov. 23, to help St. Anthony's chefs put the finishing touches on over 3,500 Thanksgiving Day meals that served the homeless community in Mid-Market.
Mayor Ed Lee is among the many volunteers who came out on Wednesday, Nov. 23, to help St. Anthony’s chefs put the finishing touches on over 3,500 Thanksgiving Day meals that served the homeless community in Mid-Market.

 

Curbside volunteers collect turkeys and other food donations for St. Anthony’s Thanksgiving Day meals.

Curbside volunteers collect food donations for St. Anthony’s Thanksgiving Day meals.

 

Donations brought the turkey count to a total of 1,257—all which became part of the Thanksgiving Day meal that served the homeless Mid-Market community.

Donations brought the turkey count to a total of 1,257—all which became part of the Thanksgiving Day meal that served the homeless Mid-Market community.

 

Police Chief Toney Chaplin and Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White discuss their carving techniques before they began helping the chefs put the finishing touches on over 3,500 Thanksgiving Day meals.

Police Chief Toney Chaplin and Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White discuss their carving techniques before helping the chefs with more than 3,500 Thanksgiving Day meals.

 

Turkeys wait to be carved at St. Anthony's for the Thanksgiving Day meals.

Turkeys wait to be carved at St. Anthony’s for the Thanksgiving Day meals.

 

Volunteers help St. Anthony's chefs fill mini pie shells with pumpkin pie filling.

Volunteers help St. Anthony’s chefs fill mini shells with pumpkin pie filling.

 

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White helps St. Anthony's chefs by occupying a turkey-carving station.

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White helps St. Anthony’s chefs by occupying a turkey-carving station.

 

Volunteers help St. Anthony's chefs put the finishing touches on over 3,500 Thanksgiving Day meals that served the homeless Mid-Market community in San Francisco on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Volunteers help St. Anthony’s chefs put the finishing touches on over 3,500 Thanksgiving Day meals that served the homeless Mid-Market community in San Francisco.

 

Salvatore Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, says a blessing for the food that is being prepared at St. Anthony's for Thanksgiving Day in San Francisco on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Salvatore Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, says a blessing for the food being prepared at St. Anthony’s for Thanksgiving Day on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

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