Get a free Thanksgiving turkey in Brooklyn 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 waistbelts.

Although this year will be a far from traditional celebration as COVID-19 keeps us isolated in our pandemic bubbles, organizations across Brooklyn want to make sure families can continue to enjoy a traditional meal.

Here are 7 giveaways taking place in our Brooklyn neighborhoods this week:

  1. Church of St. Francis of Assisi – Crown Heights
    400 Lincoln Road
    Tuesday 17th November at 10 a.m.
    State Senator Zellnor Myrie and MP Diana Richardson will be distributing turkeys in partnership with Brooklyn & Queens Catholic Charities and Churches United for Fair Housing
  2. 400 Rockaway Avenue – Brownsville
    Thursday, November 19th at 1 p.m.
    State Senator Zellnor Myrie, MP 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 NYU-Langone Health Center.
  4. Christ Apostolic Church first in America – Kensington
    622 Cortelyou Street
    Saturday 21 November at 11 a.m.
    The church, in partnership with Goke Food Pantry, runs its annual turkey sweepstakes. Turkeys are given out on a first come, first served basis.
  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 first-come, first-served to families in Brooklyn with IDs and masks. There is a limit of one turkey per family.
  6. The Brooklyn Bank – Bed-Stuy
    896 Dekalb Avenue
    Sunday, November 22nd at 11 a.m.
    To register for a ticket, email your name to [email protected] It is the third annual Brooklyn Bank Turkey and Christmas giveaway. This year the organization aims to help 350 families in need locally. Show up 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 an SMS with the word “FOOD” to 726879 to make an appointment for weekly grocery shopping. All goods are first-come, first-served, and the pantry expects a limited supply of whole kosher turkeys.


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