Families line up for turkey giveaway in Watts

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Monday, November 23, 2020
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Families lined up Sunday for a turkey giveaway in Watts ahead of Thanksgiving.

WATTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Families lined up Sunday for a turkey giveaway in Watts ahead of Thanksgiving.

Dozens of cars waited to receive a bag of food -- turkey and all the sides for a Thanksgiving meal.

The office of Assemblyman Mike Gipson organized the event.

"This afternoon, our office was joined by Sisters of Watts, Watts Neighborhood Council, I Heart Watts, @MomsDemand, @SoCalFavi, @socalgas and many others for our "Drive-thru Turkey Giveaway" in #Watts serving 250 families in #AD64. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!" Gipson tweeted.

The event was made possible through donations from business partners and volunteers.