VICTORVILLE — During the month of November, Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) worked in partnership with elected officials and community leaders to donate more than $100,000 to organizations throughout the state that serve families and individuals with limited resources through its annual Operation Gobble outreach program, according to a press release.
Operation Gobble has been a Golden State Water tradition since 1990. Over the last 31 years, Golden State Water has donated more than 250,000 turkeys through the program.
“Operation Gobble has become an important part of the holiday season for all of our employees who understand the significant impact these donations can make for our neighbors who have limited resources,” said Ronald Moore, Golden State Water’s Operation Gobble project leader. “The need for the program has never been greater. We hope these donations bring a sense of relief and normalcy to families struggling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Community organizations that received donations include:
- Calipatria-Niland Family Resource Center
- Holiday Meals Barstow
- Wrightwood Helping Hands
- Morongo Valley Community Service District
- Tri-Community Helping Hands
- Our Lady of the Desert Church