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Thanksgiving turkeys prepared for the needy by AAA

By ksl.com | Posted - Nov 13th, 2012 @ 6:37pm


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SALT LAKE CITY — Volunteers from AAA Utah on Monday unloaded and sorted 136 turkeys to be delivered to various nonprofit organizations in Salt Lake City. The turkeys will be prepared into meals to serve Utah's hungry and shut-ins, allowing the needy to participate in and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

Over a period of two days, AAA will deliver more than 10 tons of turkey to 26 nonprofits throughout Northern California, Nevada and Utah, according to a press release.

Volunteers with the Salvation Army and Greek Orthodox Church joined in preparing and delivering the frozen birds to needy families and non-profit organizations.

"It's a really good project for the community," said AAA Utah director, Rolayne Fairclough. Everyone involved is grateful to do this. We just have a sense of pride that we're able to help these people."

This is all part of the groups annual Thanksgiving Turkey Delivery Project.

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