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 www.wmgk.com until Monday Nov. 28.