Thanksgiving Exchange Program 2013

Host Family Testimonials

"The Capoot family was so happy to have Dalia, Kim, Sharon, Ann, Fadiyah, Beattie, and Forster join us for Thanksgiving! Thank you to all of you and the International Center at UCSD) for making this a very special holiday."
-- Stacey, Host from Tierrasanta

"Our first time hosting and we welcomed Sally and Sebastian into our home! We had such a great time - can't wait for next year already :))"
-- Jennifer, Host from Lakeside

"I am hopeful iProgram will continue seeking out hosts for holiday dinners in San Diego. Count me in as a future hostess! We enjoyed having Chen and Andre join us."
-- Sherri, Host from Bay Ho

"Sharing what we have is the essence of Thanksgiving and we were so glad to share the day with Sichen and Ziwen!  
-- Hope, Host from Clairemont

Student Testimonials

"Best thanksgiving dinner ever!"
-- Yumei from China

"This was the best experience ever! I will never forget this night."
-- Sienna from Denmark

"I really enjoyed this wonderful Thanksgiving day with dear Kate, who provided me such a great opportunity to spend this traditional American festival with her family. The dinner was pretty delicious and I liked the dessert most:) I felt the friendly atmosphere with Kate's family and hope to keep contact with them. My first Thanksgiving day was really special!"
Shulin from China

"Thanks you so much for letting us join your family thanksgiving dinner! I really have a good and unforgettable experience with you!! you are so kind and the food you cooked is so delicious!!! "
Helen from China