Kim Kardashian and Other Celebrities Who Give Back on Thanksgiving

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Even celebrities volunteer their time on Thanksgiving
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Stars give back to those in need during the holiday season.

Thanksgiving isn’t just about roasting turkeys, whipping mashed potatoes, and serving smooth pumpkin pie. It’s also about giving back and helping others.

Many organizations work to provide hot meals on Thanksgiving to those who might otherwise not be able to obtain one. While sometimes it seems like our favorite celebrities live on a different planet than we do, on Thanksgiving everyone comes together to make an effort to help those less fortunate.

We’ve compiled a list of a few of the many celebrities who donate their time to serve others on Thanksgiving. From scooping hot mashed potatoes to handing out bags of sweet potatoes, our favorite stars are seen giving a helping hand on this loving holiday. One of the biggest celebrity-attracting events is Los Angeles Mission's Annual Thanksgiving for the Homeless, which handed out about 4,000 meals, about 650 bibles, over 1,400 blankets, and over 1,200 tarps for winter last year. It’s no wonder celebrities come out to great events, like this one, to donate their time to serving others.

Take inspiration from what your favorite celebrities did last year — and we hope will be doing again in 2015 — and donate your time to ensuring everyone has a hot meal on Thanksgiving Day. For other ways to help feed the hungry, click here.

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