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CIACO members gather in Berwyn to provide local families with Thanksgiving dinners

Young and old lend helping hands to the assembly line.

Buona Beef’s catering warehouse was a sea of volunteers in red and green shirts, on Sunday, Nov. 21st in Berwyn, IL, all surrounded by piles and boxes full of $16,500 worth of food.

The crowd of more than 150 people slowly formed into an assembly line, ready to put together “Baskets of Love.” Each participant had a certain role. Children were packing canned goods, adults were carrying potatoes bags, and teens were taping and carrying loaded boxes to delivery cars.

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