Brooklyn Nets to Distribute Thanksgiving Essentials at Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger
BROOKLYN (November 20, 2015) – The entire Brooklyn Nets team will hold its annual Thanksgiving event on Monday, November 23, from 2-3 p.m. at Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger. The players will hand out Thanksgiving essentials to underserved individuals in the Brooklyn community, including turkey, stuffing, and all the side dishes necessary to make a complete holiday meal. All food is donated courtesy of Key Food, the Official Supermarket of the Brooklyn Nets.
Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger is the largest pantry in Brooklyn, providing the basics for a well-balanced diet to approximately 30,000 low-income individuals each month.
The event tips off the NBA Cares Season of Giving initiatives, which run throughout the holiday season.
The event is part of the Brooklyn Nets Assist program which stands to support four key pillars: Education, Athletics, Health & Wellness, and Community Development.