DENVER (CBS4) – The Epworth Foundation hosted its annual Thanksgiving basket distribution on Saturday. The tradition started more than 50 years ago by “Daddy Bruce Randolph.”

Daddy Bruce Annual Food Basket Giveaway

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He would feed many families in need on Thanksgiving. Since his passing, the Epworth Foundation continued the tradition.

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They provide thousands of families with baskets of food which each feed about eight people.

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Organizers say 5,250 boxes were given out, and another 250 boxes will be delivered to those who could not make it to the giveaway.

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LINK: The Epworth Foundation