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November 21, 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Center

313 Greenhaven Drive
Lenoir, NC 28645
Councilmembers Ike Perkins and Crissy Thomas show off the turkeys bought for Turkey Tuesday.
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Drive-Thru Turkey Tuesday

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Join City Council Members Crissy Thomas and Rev. Ike Perkins for the 9th Annual Turkey Tuesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center! Council Members Thomas and Perkins and volunteers will hand out free turkeys to local families in need while supplies last.

Residents can drive through or walk up to get a free turkey for Thanksgiving. The drive through route map is below.

There will be a maximum of three (3) turkeys per car if there are three (3) adults in the car. Or, an adult can walk up to receive one (1) turkey.

Please Help support Turkey Tuesday

Friends, your support is always needed to help those less fortunate in our community. Spread Thanksgiving cheer and appreciation by donating turkeys or cash to Turkey Tuesday.

You can donate cash or checks to help buy turkeys. You can also buy turkeys and drop them off at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the day of the event.

Make Checks payable to "The Freedman Cultural Center," one of the nonprofit partners for this year’s Turkey Giveaway. Be sure to add "Turkey Donation 2023" in the check or app memo line.  Mail checks to "Turkey Tuesday Donation, 427 Sharon Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645." Turkeys will be purchased with any monetary donations.

To donate cash or for more information, call Crissy Thomas at 240-461-4024 or Rev. Ike Perkins at 828-729-5892, or MLK Center staff at 828-757 2170.

Turkey Tuesday Photos

Click the post below to check out photos from Turkey Tuesday 2022.

Drive-Thru Pickup Route

The Turkey Tuesday pickup route will go counter-clockwise around the Martin Luther King Jr. Center parking lot. 

MLK Center Parking Lot Route with Multipurpose Room and entrance

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