Brown’s ShopRite, UpLift Solutions and UAC [Urban Affairs Coalition] partner to give away 1000 Thanksgiving meals to needy families
Brown's ShopRite, nonprofit UpLift Solutions and the Urban Affairs Coalition, along with State Sen. Anthony Williams, State Rep. Ronald Waters and City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, will partner for a tremendous Thanksgiving basket distribution.
In conjunction with their major sponsors Pepsi, Glory Foods and The Neighborhood Bakery, who supply many of the items in the baskets given out for the Thanksgiving holiday, they will feed over 6,000 individuals citywide and give them a meal to remember.
Community partners from across the city will distribute the Thanksgiving baskets to families in need that they have identified. A team of 50 to 75 volunteers will assemble at the ShopRite of Oregon Avenue on Saturday, November 17th to prepare the baskets for distribution.
Volunteers from all of the partners involved will be on hand to help with the packing of the baskets. Media and journalists are welcome to help with the packing of the boxes as well.
The press event on Monday, November 19 at 9:00 AM will take place at the ShopRite of Oregon Avenue where the baskets will be distributed to the local community groups.
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