Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar Distributing 36 More Thanksgiving Turkeys and Supporting Numerous Additional Events Following Her Successful Friday Giveaway

Assemblywoman will distribute over 200 turkeys to her constituents

South Queens, NY – Following her popular giveaway on Friday where over 180 families received free turkeys, Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar (D-AD 38) secured an additional 36 turkeys for distribution. She will distribute in total well over 200 turkeys to her constituents. Additionally, through multiple events with her many community partners, the Assemblywoman is continuing to give away turkeys so that every one of her constituents has a Happy Thanksgiving.

On Saturday, Assemblywoman Rajkumar co-sponsored the NYPD Desi Society’s Turkey Giveaway in South Ozone Park. Today, she partnered with the Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club and numerous local businesses for a turkey giveaway at Sofia’s Pizza. The Assemblywoman also today contributed 10 turkeys to the Parents Association of PS 254Q, who will distribute them to members of the school community. To ensure her Muslim-American constituents can also celebrate Thanksgiving, Assemblywoman Rajkumar is partnering with the American Pakistani Advocacy Group for a Halal turkey giveaway Wednesday, November 23 at 108-19 101st Avenue in Richmond Hill at 3pm.

Assemblywoman Rajkumar said: “36 more turkeys mean 36 more families who can celebrate Thanksgiving without breaking the bank. I am proud to have secured well over 200 turkeys for my constituents. Also, in supporting numerous additional turkey distributions throughout my district, I am working to ensure every family in South Queens can have a happy Thanksgiving. Since childhood, I have cherished every Thanksgiving dinner with my family, and I want everyone in my district to be able to do the same because my constituents are like family to me.After distributing turkeys to everyone in a line at my office stretching for blocks on Friday, I immediately got to work procuring even more turkeys. As far as I am concerned, I am hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the entire 38th Assembly District, and I will not allow any of my guests to go hungry.”