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Turkey carvers feeding seniors Thanksgiving Day

What do you get when you put 40 turkeys, a stack of sharp knives, and the executive chef of the Peninsula Hotel Chicago in a room? You get hundreds of Thanksgiving dinners for Chicago area seniors, courtesy of Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly.  Check it out.

Jose Fernandez, the executive chef at Peninsula Chicago, Little Brothers CEO Simone Mitchell-Peterson, and volunteers Daren Jakeman, Eumir Bautista, Maria Rolon, and Jay Javors appear in this report.


For more information about volunteer opportunities, Chef Fernandez, or food services at Peninsula Chicago, or the grocery chain that donated the turkeys, click these links.

Producer Pam Grimes, and Photojournalist Steve Scheuer produced this report.

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