Get a Free Brooklyn Thanksgiving Turkey Right here

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to pull out those winter recipes and get ready for a day of gravy and tight waist straps.

Although this year will be a far from traditional festival and COVID-19 is keeping us isolated in our pandemic bubbles, organizations across Brooklyn want to make sure families can still have a traditional meal.

Here are 7 freebies happening in our Brooklyn neighborhoods this week:

  1. Church of Saint Francis of Assisi – Crown Heights
    400 Lincoln Road
    Tuesday 17th November at 10 a.m.
    State Senator Zellnor Myrie and Congregation member Diana Richardson will be handing out turkeys in partnership with Brooklyn & Queens and Churches United Catholic charities for fair living
  2. 400 Rockaway Ave – Brownsville
    Thursday, November 19th at 1 p.m.
    State Senator Zellnor Myrie, Congregation Member Latrice Walker and Councilor Alicka Ampry-Samuel will be handing out turkeys in collaboration with Village Care and Campaign Against Hunger.
  3. NYU-Langone Center-Sunset Park
    6025 6th Avenue
    Friday, November 20th at 9 a.m.
    State Senator Zellnor Myrie, Councilor Carlos Menchaca and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez will be handing out turkeys in partnership with EmblemHealth, Churches United for Fair Housing, and the NYU-Langone Health Center.
  4. Christ Apostolic Church First in America – Kensington
    622 Cortelyou Road
    Saturday 21 November at 11 a.m.
    The church is partnering with Goke Food Pantry to host their annual turkey giveaway. Turkeys are given away based on availability.
  5. Richard Beavers Gallery Turkey Giveaway – Bed-Stuy
    408 Marcus Garvey Boulevard
    Saturday November 21st
    The Richard Beavers Gallery is hosting its second annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway. There are 200 turkeys being given to families in Brooklyn with IDs and masks based on availability. There is one turkey per family limit.
  6. The Brooklyn Bank – Bed-Stuy
    896 Dekalb Ave.
    Sunday, November 22nd at 11 a.m.
    To register for a ticket, email your name to [email protected]. It’s the third annual Brooklyn Bank Turkey and Christmas Giveaway. This year the organization wants to help 350 families in need on site. Get there early because turkeys and groceries will be served while supplies last.
  7. Masbia Soup Kitchen – Flatbush, 1372 Coney Island Avenue
    Download the “Plentiful” app or send the word “FOOD” to 726879 to make an appointment for weekly groceries in the pantry. All goods are first come, first served, and the pantry awaits a limited supply of whole kosher turkeys.


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