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Vegas Golden Knights to donate Thanksgiving meals with HELP of Southern NV

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 18:44:49-05

The Vegas Golden Knights announced that select players and staff members will be distributing complete Thanksgiving meals, including a turkey and non-perishable food items, to more than 800 Las Vegas families, along with HELP of Southern Nevada, on Nov. 23.

Select players and staff members will be on-site to distribute meals while following all COVID-19 health and safety precautions.

The food distribution will take place outside of the HELP of Southern Nevada Campus at 1640 E. Flamingo Road.

Starting on Nov. 16, the 97.1-FM The Point (KXPT) annual Turkey-Thon Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit HELP of Southern Nevada began with a virtual effort to provide Las Vegas families in need with a Thanksgiving meal while upholding local health and safety standards.

The community is encouraged to visit the website or text 2020TURKEY to 76278 to donate toward the cause.

All donations will be utilized to purchase frozen turkeys and non-perishable food items, such as canned vegetables, instant mashed potatoes, macaroni & cheese, and stuffing mix.

The virtual Turkey-Thon contributions support the non-profit’s holiday assistance program that provides more than 800 Las Vegas families with a complete Thanksgiving meal.

Turkey-Thon donations will continue to be accepted now through November 23.