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Charity feeds the needy on Thanksgiving in Las Vegas — PHOTOS

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada served a free Thanksgiving meal to about 1,000 men, women and children Thursday.

The agency said it has been serving free meals on Thanksgiving for 53 consecutive years. The agency says community donations and volunteers help make the event possible.

Nick Carter, a member of the Backstreet Boys, helped served meals on Thursday. The group has a residency at Planet Hollywood on the Strip.

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