Homelessness

Solana Beach family participates in 5K event to give thanks, help to homeless

Solana Beach family participates in 5K event to give thanks, help to homeless

Before indulging in turkey and all the fixings, one Solana Beach family will continue their 17-year-old tradition of doing their part to ensure those less fortunate are also fed.

Chuck Cuccaro, his wife Ana Maria Grace and their two daughters began participating in Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K run — which supports San Diego's homeless population — in 2001, when the race was founded.

The family has participated in every event since then, and will once again wake up before the sun and put on their walking shoes on Nov. 22 for a good cause.

Front clockwise: Father Joe Carroll, Ana Maria Grace, Chuck Cuccaro at the Thanksgiving 5K in 2015. Courtesy ...

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