Big Spring’s HEB will be hosting their 3rd Annual Feast of Sharing on Sunday, December 10th at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum on the Sonic Floor from 11 AM – 3 PM. The event is free and a holiday meal will be served to the public. During this time there will be musical and dance performances and kids can even visit with Santa!
According to Ricardo Serrato, Unit Director at the HEB in Big Spring, HEB hosts 30 Feast of Sharing through the months of November and December, 24 are in Texas and 6 are in Mexico, and they’ve been doing this as a company for the last 29 years. Every year HEB serves 250,000 meals and uses thousands of volunteers and many community organization to put the events together.
As a community member, Serrato had this to say about the event, “I just think it’s great to give back. It really brings the community together. It’s an event that’s open to everybody and it’s a free event. It’s a great time to really kick off the holiday cheer and a good time to fellowship with good people.”
HEB's official website states that just one Feast of Sharing event equals:
• 3,000 pounds of sliced turkey
• 2,500 pounds of cornbread dressing
• 750 pumpkin pies
• 380 gallons of mashed potatoes
• 140 gallons of turkey gravy
• 95 gallons of cranberry sauce
The Feast of Sharing is the culmination of a year round commitment H E B makes to fighting hunger.
If you're interested in volunteering your time to help with this event, you can contact Debra Moreno. Volunteer Coordinator for this event, at 432-816-6018.