Thanksgiving is known for two things: a big feast followed by a retreat to the living room to watch the big game. At “The Window,” a drop-in service run by the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph’s Office of Social Ministry, the two will be combined in an unusual way. About 150 people are expected to drop in for their Thanksgiving meal today. The turkey will be served by their heroes of tomorrow, the San Francisco 49ers. While the adults chomp down on turkey and pie, the kids will be off on the side, doing arts and crafts with their favorite players.
A volunteer at the drop-in center said that everybody there is “pretty excited” about the event. It will be a Thanksgiving that everyone will be thankful for.
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