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One restaurant was packed for Thanksgiving, but made absolutely no money. Volunteers and staff members of the Real Seafood Company served clients of the Cherry Street Mission inside the restaurant at The Docks. 

The event was put on by Main Street Ventures and included a full meal brought right to the table. 

It felt like a typical lunch rush, but it was all for a great cause.

"People get down during the holidays, and we want to do something to make people feel better," says Mike Gibbons, President of Main Street Ventures. "The chance for many of these people to go to a restaurant and sit down and be served is pretty rare, so we thought this would be a nice opportunity for them to experience that."  

About 600 meals were served during lunch on Thanksgiving, and another 600 were packed up earlier in the day and delivered to the needy. 

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