She says it's all about giving back and getting into the holiday spirit. She even brought her kids out to help volunteer.
"It's a great opportunity for them to see that they can help in their community…I want them to have the experience of helping in the community," said Kaugars.
Astrida says most likely her family will be back next year to volunteer. She says this will become a family tradition. The dinner is provided in memory of Rev. William McEvoy. He first provided this annual dinner for students during the 1950's.