Flocking for 400 Turkeys

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Flocking for 400 Turkeys

By Tony Wittkowski

Tim Schnapp joins volunteers as they load turkeys and food boxes to be distributed to area residents Thursday during the third annual Holiday Food Sharing Program at Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency's warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor. The program, sponsored by the city of Benton Harbor, the PGA of America and Whirlpool Corp., collects and distributes 400 turkeys to residents and families in need during the holiday season. Don Campbell / HP staff

Area residents arrive to collect turkeys and holiday food boxes Thursday during the Holiday Food Sharing Program in downtown Benton Harbor. Don Campbell / HP staff

Volunteers load turkeys and holiday food boxes Thursday during the third annual Holiday Food Sharing Program held at Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency's warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor. Don Campbell / HP staff

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Whirlpool Corporation, along with the PGA of America and the city of Benton Harbor, sponsored the third annual Holiday Food Sharing Program in Benton Harbor, Mich. to distribute food boxes and more than 400 turkeys to families in need. @WhirlpoolCorp http://bit.ly/2BAdNcl
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 4:50pm

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BENTON HARBOR — Hundreds of vehicles sat Thursday along the streets of downtown Benton Harbor, all angled toward a bustling warehouse that was packed with food.

It marked the third year that the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency held its Holiday Food Sharing Program in Benton Harbor. The program collects and distributes more than 400 turkeys and food boxes to residents and families in need of help from the Twin Cities and surrounding Berrien County communities.

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Community Development | Community Involvement | Corporate Contributions | Feeding America | Fighting Poverty | Holiday Food Sharing Program | No Poverty | Non-Profits | PGA of america | Positive Change

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