Harlem Electeds And Others Provide Thanksgiving Dinner For Hundreds Of Harlemites

On Thursday, November 28th, 2019, Harlem elected officials City Councilmember Bill Perkins, Assemblymember Al Taylor, former Chief Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg came together celebrating Thanksvinging in Harlem.

The event included New York Police Department (NYPD), Fire Department New York (FDNY) representatives and the Migdol Family Foundation at the Thanksgiving 8th Annual Feeding Families Thanksgiving Celebration took place at the Fifth Avenue Adult Day Care Center, 111th Street, Harlem, New York.

The elected officials and community volunteers served full Thanksgiving meals to over 500 Harlem community residents who came for the free event.


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“We are thankful for so much as part of the Harlem community,” said Migdol Family Foundation founder Jerry Migdol. “It’s an honor to be able to give back each year by joining with Councilman Bill Perkins, the Sojourner Truth Democratic Club and others in the community to provide a full Thanksgiving Dinner for Harlem individuals and families and especially those in need.”

This is the eight-year of this event that featured food, friends and good entertainment.

Photo credit; 1) District Leader Keith Lilly, event sponsor Jerry Migdol, Pam Perkins, Councilman Bill Perkins, and Stanly Gleaton. 2) Sponsor Jerry Migdol joins families to enjoy Thanksgiving meal. 3) former Chief Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg serves food to Harlem families. 4) community volunteers prepare to serve Thanksgiving Dinner to more than 500 Harlem families.

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