BBQ event raises money for homeless veterans - LA Time

BBQ event raises money for homeless veterans

More than $155,000 was raised over the weekend for sustainable housing for homeless veterans at the fifth annual Ribs, Pigs and Watermelons Summer Festival at Huntington State Beach, officials said.

The event, which featured a barbecue eating competition, music festival and car show, was attended by more than 5,000 people. It raised funds for the construction of American Family Housing’s sustainable housing project, Potter’s Lane, which will provide eco-friendly housing for chronically homeless veterans in Midway City, according to a news release from the nonprofit.

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