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17 Nov, 2020 | News

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Provides 900 Thanksgiving Turkeys for Families in Need

Today, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens distributed 900 Thanksgiving turkeys and food vouchers to families and individuals in need in Brooklyn and Queens during the Annual Turkey Giveaway this Thanksgiving Holiday. The distribution of the 12-14 lbs. turkeys was co-sponsored by the Offices of NYS Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson.
 
The turkeys were donated by Alphonse & Maria Catanese and family in honor of their parents, the Offices of NYS Senator Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson and E-J Electric Installation Co. The Farmers to Families Box Program also provided food locally sourced in New York to the families.
 
Food vouchers for turkey dinner fixings were also provided and distributed by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens in increments of $25.00 for a total of $25,000.
Group shot of our collaborators and sponsors.
Thank you to everyone who helped to make this event possible! We couldn't do it without you.
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