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Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway and Live Broadcast


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Join WURD LIVE at ShopRite of Parkside (52nd St. & Jefferson Ave.) on Monday, November 21 as we kick off the holiday season with the gift of Thanksgiving!
ShopRite and the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) have partnered once again to distribute 2,000 Thanksgiving meal baskets this holiday season, with support from Pepsi, Glory Foods, Table Talk Pie Co., Bimbo Bread, Flowers Baking, Pepperidge Farm, & Schmidt Baking, among others.
This will be one of the largest Thanksgiving basket distributions ever in the region, and will feed more than 12,000 individuals citywide.
Come on out to see and hear from:

  • Paul Brauer, Vice President of Brown’s Super Stores, Inc.
  • Sandy Brown, Director, Brown’s Super Stores, Inc.
  • Sharmain Matlock Turner, President of Urban Affairs Coalition
  • State Senator Vincent Hughes
  • Congressman Dwight Evans
  • State Representatives Curtis Thomas, Joanna McClinton, and Morgan Cephas (elect)
  • City Councilmen Kenyatta Johnson and Curtis Jones
  • Sheriff Jewel Williams
  • The Phillies Organization and the Phillie Phanatic!

 
Photo: Bill Taroli/Flickr

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