Volunteers distribute donated meals to individuals throughout a contactless Thanksgiving dinner pickup occasion at Desert Breeze Neighborhood Middle in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (Daniel Clark/The Nevada Unbiased)
PHOTOS: Volunteers try to unfold pleasure forward of a pandemic-era Thanksgiving
November 26th, 2020 – 2:00am
The vacation season, a usually joyous time crammed with social get-togethers, has arrived.
How will it look? How will it really feel? How will it have an effect on already rising COVID-19 numbers?
Prefer it or not, we’re about to seek out out, and this a lot we all know is true:
Thanksgiving gatherings could also be smaller as household and associates attempt to safeguard family members from an unpredictable virus. Meals choices could also be restricted as households expertise financial uncertainty and pandemic-triggered job losses. And for 1000’s extra this 12 months, there could also be an empty seat on the desk due to a father, mom, aunt, uncle, son, daughter, good friend or cousin who died — whether or not it’s associated to COVID-19, a separate sickness or one other tragedy.
So earlier than the feasting and thanks-filled day arrived, volunteers and organizations throughout Southern Nevada tried to ease the silent burdens individuals could also be carrying by offering meals to anybody in want. The autos lined up, and the volunteers donned face masks and different types of private protecting tools. The Nevada Unbiased photographer Daniel Clark captured a few of the scenes within the lead-up to Thanksgiving Day.
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