Thursday, February 26, 2015

Turkeys in LOVE Park

John DeBella of WMGK hosts his 10th annual Turkey Drop to gather food and cash for the hungry.

Turkeys in LOVE Park

Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK morning host John DeBella set up this morning in LOVE Park, and thousands of turkeys showed up. It was his 10th annual Turkey Drop, a benefit for City Team Ministries Philadelphia.

Parx Casino was the big donor, showing up with $5,000 and a truck with $20,000 worth of turkeys.

Also donating were NFI Industries and its president, Joe Roeder, giving $5,000 and the vehicles used to transport turkeys from donation locations to the charity. McCafferty Dealerships donated $3,000 cash and 500 turkeys. David Kelleher of David Dodge gave $2,500 donation. Employees of Genuardi's Supermarkets donated $2,000. 6ABC's s Matt O'Donnell dropped off a $1,000 check on behalf of the station. IBEW Local 98 donated more than 200 turkeys, and Dave Magrogran and Kildare's donated more than $1,200 and 200 turkeys.

Donations will be accepted at until Monday Nov. 28. 

Michael Klein
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