THIS IS GOING TO MEET ME AND OF AN OLD TRADITION.>THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES ARE STARTING TO GET HELP FOR THE HOLIDAYS. HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE ARE LINING UP IN LITTLE HAVANA TO GET HELP FROM A GOLDEN TICKET. WE’RE LIVE WHERE THE VOUCHERS WERE HANDED OUT TODAY. Reporter: BEYOND THE GLITZ AND GLAMOUR AND NETWORK BEAUTY SHOPS THAT WE SEE, MIAMI DOES HAVE SOME LESS ATTRACTIVE ELEMENTS. ONE OF THOSE IS POVERTY. THERE WAS A’s DADDY LAST YEAR THAT SHOWED — A STUDY LAST YEAR THAT SAID MORE THAN HALF OF THOSE LIVING IN LITTLE HAVANA WERE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE. SOME PEOPLE WAITED FOR DAYS TO GET VOUCHERS FOR HOLIDAY MEALS. AND LITTLE HAVANA, LINES STRETCHED FOR BLOCKS. PEOPLE WERE LINING UP TO GET VOUCHERS FOR THE HOLIDAY FOOD GIVEAWAY. WANITA ALVAREZ WAS FIRST IN LINE FOUR DAYS AGO. I CAN’T WAIT TO GET MY ITEMS, MIKE HORN, MY RIGHTS, I WANT TO BE ABLE TO COOK MY CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER. EACH VOUCHER WILL BE GOOD FOR A FAMILY MEAL. IT IS A PORK SHOULDER AND ALL THE FIXINGS. WANITA WAS FIRST IN LINE. A LOT OF PEOPLE BEHIND US WILL BE HERE FOR SEVERAL HOURS WAITING TO GET TICKETS. I DON’T WANT TO BE IN THAT SITUATION. THESE ARE THE FACES OF NEED. SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS ARE COMING TOGETHER TO FILL A BIT OF AVOID. I HAVE TO DO THIS EVERY YEAR. AS LONG AS I AM ALIVE, I WILL KEEP DOING IT. I THANK GOD I CAN DO THIS. WITH GOD’S BLESSING, WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS. Reporter: WANITA ALVAREZ WAS FIRST IN AND FIRST OUT. SHE WAS DELIGHTED. WE GOT THE TICKET. Reporter: EIGHT TICKET FOR A HOLIDAY MEAL. A BOUNTY FOR SO MANY. IT TURNED OUT THE NEED WAS GREATER THEN THE BOUNTY. IN JUST A FEW SHORT HOURS, ALL 3000 HOLIDAY MEAL VOUCHERS HAD BEEN DISTRIBUTED. AN UNDETERMINED NUMBER OF PEOPLE WERE TURNED AWAY. IT WILL INCREASE THE NUMBERS OF