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By Dominique Madden
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All Star Turkey Give Away

Its community helping the community

 
Series: GIVING CIRCLE | Story 1

December 1, 2022

Tarence Wheeler - Co-Founder of the All Star Turkey Give Away in front of a line of volunteers that stretched the length of River Rouge High School

The All Star Turkey Give Away has been giving back to the community for 24 years. This year they passed out over 3,000 meals to community members from throughout the Metropolitan Detroit area at River Rouge High School. The set up was a Drive Thru format with vehicles starting as far back as the Jefferson Bridge that connects Detroit to the Downriver Communities.. What makes this event so special is the vast number of volunteers that come out each year to help distribute Turkeys and the trimmings to anyone that drove or walked to the school. Tarence Wheeler says that, 'This is about the...



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