Stacks of boxes, with green beans, mashed potatoes, and other non perishables filled Poverello's warehouse, Tuesday.
Thanks to the generous ten thousand dollar donation, and 150 boxes that will go towards feeding those who need it most.
Karen Dandes, a nurse supervisor at kaiser said giving back is part of what they're all about.
"Is part of our mission is to be able to give back to the community and we try to do that and this is just one of the ways," Dandes said.
Cruz Avila Poverello's chief executive director said that the contribution made by the community is what helps their non profit thrive during the holiday season.
"We look at these meals for those families that truly really need that hope and may not be able to purchase a meal on thanksgiving day," Avila said.
"If i wouldn't be able to be here i don't know where i would be,"
Anthony Cotton, has been a client of the Poverello House for three years and said he is thankful for all the community does to hep those who cannot afford a home cooked meal.
"It's beautiful because they have Thanksgiving, Christmas, they have turkey, potatoes, they cook very good every season," Cotton said.