A day of free food and services will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Nov. 23. The “Feast of Sharing” is sponsored by Metropolitan Baptist Church, Safeway, Events DC, SunTrust, CenterPlate/NBSE, The Salvation Army, CBS Radio, Secur-Pros and The Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network.

From 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a free employment fair, health screenings, musical entertainment and giveaways. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. attendees will be treated to a free Thanksgiving dinner. The event is run entirely by volunteers. Last year more than 500 volunteers provided services to and fed nearly 5,000 attendees. Volunteers in 2010 included local politicians, D.C. United players, and hip hop artist Wale.

All are welcome to attend.

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