The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is asking the local community to spread holiday joy this Thanksgiving by donating frozen turkeys and other fixings at its Turkey Drop on Saturday, November 17 from 8 a.m. to noon. The Turkey Drop will take place at the FBSJ, which is located at 1501 John Tipton Blvd., Pennsauken, N.J.
“The holidays can be a difficult time for food-insecure families, who just want to be able to celebrate with a nice meal,” said Lavinia Awosanya, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Food Bank of South Jersey. “We are asking our friends, neighbors and local community to embrace the spirit of the season and help us provide a Thanksgiving feast to these families.”
Help the Food Bank reach its goal of collecting 13,000 turkeys in the following ways:
Donate Turkeys – Stop by the Food Bank of South Jersey at the Turkey Drop on Nov. 17 from
8 a.m. to noon and donate a frozen turkey or two to help give food-insecure residents of South Jersey the gift of a Thanksgiving meal.
Donate Funds – Donate to the Turkey Fund! The Food Bank of South Jersey will use the fund to purchase turkeys to provide to families in South Jersey, so they can enjoy a special Thanksgiving dinner. Donations can be made online.
Corporate Challenge – Get your team together and donate 50 frozen turkeys or get ready to pay a $1,000 turkey fine. To learn more about the corporate challenge visit, https://foodbanksj.org/turkeydrop/
About the Food Bank of South Jersey
The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is the leader in providing safe and nutritional food to people in need throughout South Jersey. FBSJ distributes food, provides nutrition education and cooking courses, and helps food-insecure families and seniors find sustainable ways to improve their lives. In 2017, FBSJ provided over 13 million pounds of food to approximately 200,000 South Jersey residents. Providing community impact through local support, FBSJ ensures that local donations stay local. FBSJ is a member of Feeding America, our nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. To learn more visit www.foodbanksj.org.