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ABCD North End/West End NSC Distributes Over 50 Turkeys at Thanksgiving Celebration

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) recently held its Thanksgiving luncheon.  Over 75 members of the community, nearly all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, came to the center at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End to enjoy salad, antipasto, turkey, lasagna, potato, vegetables, and pumpkin pie.  The NE/WE NSC’s fantastic team of volunteers cooked the meal, as they do every week, and handled everything from menu planning, shopping, cooking, serving, and clean-up!  They do it with such love and dedication and the NE/WE NSC cannot thank them enough for their ongoing support.  Over 50 turkeys were distributed to food pantry clients.

Special guests from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) included the Regional Administrator, James Arena-DeRosa, PR Director Chuck Perenick, and FNS Staff person Heather Stevens.  The USDA has provided fresh produce for the NE/WE NSC’s hot meal program and is looking to expand their partnership with the center.  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

James C. Arena-DeRosa, Regional Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service Northeast Region with Lia Tota, ABCD North End/West End Operations Manager.

Thanksgiving Celebration and meal at ABCD North End/West End NSC.  Over 50 turkeys were distributed to food pantry clients.

James C. Arena-DeRosa, Regional Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service Northeast Region addresses attendees

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One Reply to “ABCD North End/West End NSC Distributes Over 50 Turkeys at Thanksgiving Celebration

  1. I think it is wonderful that our seniors are NOT forgotten !!! May God bless the volunteers ! There is a lot of work~~ behind the scenes ~~~Thank Ya’ll !!

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