Thanksgiving Exchange Program 2014

Host Family Testimonials

The Capoots hosted 7 students from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, and Saudi Arabia. Ms. Capoot shared, "We were thrilled to open our home to so many bright, young UCSD students from around the globe. Our best memory is watching them all gasp the first time they saw a turkey pulled out of the oven. All of our guests were friendly, thoughtful, and great conversationalists. We can't wait to host again!" 
-- Stacey, Host from Tierrasanta

"The May family was so happy to have Fang join us for Thanksgiving! Thank you to all of you and the International Center at UCSD) for making this a very special holiday."
-- Robin, Host from Carmel Valley

"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

"We thoroughly enjoyed having students from India join us for Thanksgiving! They were so interesting and a pleasure to talk to!" 
-- Kathy, Host from La Jolla

Student Testimonials

"Thank you so much for your amazing Thanksgiving feast. I had a wonderful night and was especially happy to know more friends. All of your families and friends are very friendly, kind and warm-hearted. I wish you have a great holiday weekend and hope see you again sometime soon."
-- Yi Jiang 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