Veterans Advocacy Group to host 5th annual Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway

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November 22, 2021

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The Veterans Advocacy Group of America hosting the Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway in 2019. Photo: Veterans Advocacy Group of America

The Veterans Advocacy Group of America will host the 5th annual Veteran Thanksgiving Turkey Drive-thru on Nov. 23 for veterans and their families to show appreciation to veterans and those currently serving in the United States Military.

The event will be hosted at Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 5394, 303 E. Palmer St., Compton, Calif., 90221.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Drive open to the veteran public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. After the drive, there will be a community turkey giveaway from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. until all the turkeys are gone.

The event is open to the public and will feature a welcome and guest speaker.

Attendees of the event must register online.

“Thanksgiving is a special time of the year and what a better way to show our veterans and families to come out and let us serve them for their dedication to our country,” said a news release from the Veterans Advocacy Group of America.

Sponsorship and donations are welcome by contacting the Veterans Advocacy Group of America for more information.

Last year, the organization fed over 500 veterans and their families. This year, the organization’s goal is to give away 250 turkeys, gift cards and non-perishable items to veterans and their families.

About Veterans Advocacy Group of America

Founded in 2010, Veterans Advocacy Group of America is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Southern California. The founders, who are veterans, understand the needs of returning military personnel. The organization works with community leaders and local businesses to create new opportunities for veterans and their families.

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Ellen Wagner

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