Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Annual Turkey Giveaway Helps Families in Need

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Currents News Staff

With Thanksgiving a little more than a week away, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) is already getting into the spirit of giving.

More than 900 turkeys and food vouchers were given to families in need so they can celebrate the holidays like everyone else.The annual giveaway is being held this year at St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise Parish in Prospect Lefferts Gardens in Brooklyn.

The CEO of CCBQ, Msgr. Alfred LoPinto says the giveaway is needed now, more than ever. Catholic Charities will hold a second giveaway this Friday, Nov. 20.

It will be held at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Convent. The address is 159-23 89th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. It starts at 10 a.m.