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One Brooklyn Fund turkey distribution for Brooklynites

PRESS RELEASE: One Brooklyn Fund Distributes More Than 24,000 Pounds of Turkeys and Vegetables to Brooklynites in Need

Today, One Brooklyn Fund Inc. (OBFI), in partnership with the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, celebrated more than 24,000 pounds of food — including more than 1,500 turkeys weighing more than 21,000 pounds as well as 2,600 pounds of vegetables — that have been donated to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving. Distributions were organized at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn, Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Marine Park, and Plaza Auto Mall in Midwood. One Brooklyn Fund Inc. Executive Director Lori Luis gave thanks to the sponsors and volunteers who made this distribution possible, and spoke to the spirit of unity in giving back during the holiday season.