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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
Thanksgiving is just days away and once again, the Second Liners Mardi Gras Club is making sure families on the coast will have a hearty meal. The group hosted its annual Turkey Give-Away Tuesday at Our Mother of Sorrows Hall in Biloxi.
"The Second Liners Mardi Gras Club, we give back to our community. We know that there are some people who are unfortunate and unable to purchase a turkey to have a complete Thanksgiving Dinner," Second Liners member Linda Newsome said.
The club focuses on getting turkeys to area shelters, needy families, and senior citizens. In the past, the Mardi Gras Club gave the turkeys away individually to those in need. This go round, it was decided to handle distribution a different way.
"We chose the churches. The churches are the ones that can define more needy families, more senior citizens. They know the need and they know exactly who to give them to," Newsome said.
"We decided to disperse them through the churches because the churches know about the community and their church family who is in need. We want to help those in need. To be able to get the turkeys out to the people who are in need of food for Thanksgiving, is part of brotherly love. It's part of our community service. We reach out to the community as everyone well knows and that's what we're aiming for," Pinky Lewis said.
The Second Liners say you can bet they'll be doing it again next year.
"We want everyone to enjoy that may have received one of our turkeys. Also if they've received anything from any other organizations and have a safe and happy holiday," Lewis said.
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