TV star and Producer Joe Mantegna is helping Los Angeles County homeless vets on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by working with the program, Hunt.Fish.Feed.
Hunt.Fish.Feed. is a national campaign created in 2007 by Sportsman Channel to educate the public about providing natural resources to help combat nationwide hunger. This year they are teaming up with volunteers from DIRECTV to provide dinner for veterans experiencing homelessness and poverty in Los Angeles County, where it is estimated more than 4,000 homeless vets live on the streets. Joe is helping to prep and serve the meal as veterans are close to his heart.
To be held at New Directions for Veterans, the menu will include Venison tacos, Spanish rice, black beans, mixed greens salad, seasonal fresh fruit, dessert and punch.
Did you know? Venison is lower in fat and higher in protein than store-bought meat and is naturally organic, sustainable source.
Approximately 200 veteran will be served lunch between 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at:
New Directions for Veterans
11303 Wilshire Blvd
VA Building 116
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Also in attendance will be Executive Chef for Hunt.Fish.Feed and star of Sportsman Channel’s The Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath who will be overseeing kitchen operations and volunteers.
The campaign hosts an annual tour, now in its 10th year, which visits local cities and serves meals to people in need.