Senator Parker's Annual Turkey Giveaway Delights Community in Heartwarming Tradition

Jaukia McConeyhead

November 21, 2023




Brooklyn, NY- In a heartwarming display of generosity and community spirit, Senator Kevin Parker hosted his highly anticipated Annual Turkey Giveaway in partnership with Vanderveer Park United Methodist Church, National Grid, and A Shared Dream Foundation. The event took place this past Saturday, November 18th. This cherished event has become a staple in the community, symbolizing Senator Parker's unwavering commitment to uplifting and supporting the families he serves.


Senator Parker expressed his heartfelt gratitude for the community's participation: "The Annual Turkey Giveaway is a special time for us to come together and show our support for one another. It humbles my heart to see the smiles on the faces of my constituents as they receive these Thanksgiving turkeys and furnishings. This event is more than a giveaway; it's a celebration of unity and compassion that defines the true spirit of our community. I extend my sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to making this day a success."


The festive atmosphere at the event was palpable as community members gathered to receive Thanksgiving turkeys, spreading warmth and cheer. Over 500 turkeys, chickens, and hams were given out. The Senator's dedication to this annual tradition reflects his deep understanding of the challenges many face during the holiday season.


As the sun sets on this year's Annual Turkey Giveaway, Senator Kevin Parker remains dedicated to his ongoing mission of serving the community, fostering a sense of togetherness, and ensuring that no one is left without the warmth of a Thanksgiving meal during the holiday season.


                                             About State Senator Kevin Parker

Senator Kevin S. Parker is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse Brooklyn district comprising sections of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Kensington, Ditmas Park, Midwood, Flatlands, Canarsie, Georgetown, Old Mill Basin, Mill Basin, Marine Park, and Bergen Beach. A lifelong Brooklyn resident, Senator Parker is the Chairman of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee and a member of several other Senate committees including Finance, Rules, Banks, Internet and Technology, as well as Budget and Revenue.