Operation Thanksgiving provides special holiday dinner for families in need

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hundreds of Kansas City families will receive their Thanksgiving day dinner from the Della Lamb Center Tuesday.

The event is called "Operation Thanksgiving".

Della Lamb Center helps needy families with social, educational and emergency services.

For Thanksgiving they will hand out grocery bags with potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce and a turkey.

All families are preregistered.

Della Lamb has been handing out Thanksgiving dinner for the last 23 years.