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Project Thanksgiving Receives TCC Grant

Photography by From left: Alex Kaganzev, Brandon Cruz, Moustafa Hassan, Brittany Dilks.

Verizon TCC awarded a $2,500 grant to Project Thanksgiving to further their mission in providing assistance to local veterans and their families. Project Thanksgiving is a non-profit organization that collects frozen turkeys and monetary donations for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter, American Legion, Food Bank of South Jersey, and Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties.

Project Thanksgiving’s 12th annual turkey drive is set for November 20 and 21. Due to COVID-19, they’re limiting their on-site collections and are doing more virtual fund raising this year.

They’ll be at the Mullica Hill Amish Market on Friday, November 20 from noon to 4 p.m. On Saturday, November 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., they’ll be at Raymour and Flanigan in Vineland, Sun Valley Pools Fan Zone Headquarters, Lincoln ShopRite and Mullica Hill ShopRite. Checks can be made payable to Project Thanksgiving and mailed to Project Thanksgiving, Attn Alex Kaganzev, PMB 1155, 1370 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ 08360.