Catholic Charities of New York will be hosting their annual turkey distribution, providing over 800 Thanksgiving meals with Keith Wright and others at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center in Harlem on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. Individuals and families in need will be welcomed at the Kennedy Center to receive turkeys and all the necessary trimmings for a nourishing holiday meal. Catholic Charites’ turkey distribution will also benefit close to a dozen affiliated agencies.
Upon arriving at the Kennedy Center, families will be greeted by students from local Catholic high schools and Catholic Charities staff and volunteers. Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, will be joined by Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright as they provide help and create hope for hundreds of New Yorkers in need this holiday season.
Also in attendance will be former NY Met and baseball legend Rusty Staub, and retired Key Food owner Mark D’Urso, whose generosity has helped Catholic Charities support the neediest of families throughout New York. For a decade, the D’Urso family has donated turkeys to this event, marking almost 5,000 turkeys donated.
- Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of NY
- Bishop John Jenik, Archdiocese of New York
- Keith L.T. Wright, Assemblyman District 70
- Mark D’Urso, retired Key Food owner
- Rusty Staub, Former NY Met and Founder of the Rusty Staub Foundation
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 10:00 AM
Catholic Charities of New York annual turkey distribution providing over 800 Thanksgiving Meals for struggling New York families this holiday season
Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center, 34 West 134th Street, New York, New York 10037
Photo credit: Keith Wright speaking during a NY Daily News Editorial meeting on the 3rd floor of 450 West 33rd Street.