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The nonprofit Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. and sponsor Superior Grocers in Pacoima handed out turkeys and all the fixings on Tuesday to 60 families to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends.

This has been an annual tradition for Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers dating as far back as when Reverend Samuel Dixon provided turkeys to families in the 1960s.

“This year we lost a sponsor who had donated turkeys each year, so we were unsure what we would be able to provide to our families,” said Dixon Center CEO Philip Solomon.

“We reached out to several local businesses, our employees and to Superior Grocers who supported our efforts from the previous year and had a tremendous response,” Solomon said. “We were able to provide much more than originally planned. A huge thanks to all who chipped in to make this event possible for our patient families.”

In addition to all the Thanksgiving food, SDFHC gave out plenty of day to day supplies such as hygiene supplies, vitamins, over the counter medicine, sunscreen and treated all to a BBQ lunch.

About Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc.
SDFHC was established in 1980 and named in honor of long-time Val Verde resident and minister, the late Reverend Samuel Dixon. As the only non-profit health center founded and based in the Santa Clarita Valley, SDFHC serves the greater Santa Clarita Valley and nearby communities to enhance wellness by providing primary healthcare, dental, behavioral health counseling and healthcare enrollment services to all with a special emphasis on serving the un-served, underserved, and the uninsured. No person is every refused service because of an inability to pay. Countless individuals, local businesses, and foundations support SDFHC, making our services affordable and possible for all to access. Visit us at www.sdfhc.org. SDFHC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and all contributions are tax-deductible.

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