Obamas Serve Homeless Dinner On Thanksgiving Eve By Michael McIntee | November 26, 2015 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on DC Subscribe to DC Follow this author White House Obama serves homeless on Thanksgiving eve President Barack Obama and his family Wednesday carried on a tradition they started seven years ago of doing service around the Thanksgiving holiday. At Friendship Place, a local organization in Washington, DC that serves the local homeless population President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia manned the dinner line. President Obama served up the turkey and gravy, greeting the homeless men in line as “sir” and thanking them. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.