11/19/2012 06:58 pm ET Updated Nov 20, 2012

Thanksgiving Volunteering In LA 2012: Prepare Or Serve Dinner, Donate Blankets, Clothing (PHOTOS)

A meaningful way to express your gratitude on Thanksgiving is to give back to people who have less. In the slideshow below, check out the large, free Thanksgiving meals that will be served across LA this year. Volunteers can prepare, deliver or serve food or donate clothing, blankets or money. Several places require registration and slots fill up fast so we advise calling first. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Volunteering In LA