Thanksgiving meals for the needy

Caring for Friends CEO Vince Schiavone accepts a check for $30,550 from Acme’s Dana Ward.
This group, which included several members of St. Katherine of Siena’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul, packed sides for turkey dinners.

The homeless at Kensington and Allegheny avenues will receive hot Thanksgiving meals.
Ketty Pointejour, managing director of outreach at Caring for Friends and assistant minister at Rock of Salvation, 5315 Oxford Ave.

Caring for Friends, thanks to donations from Acme and Shady Brook Farms, will distribute more than 800 turkeys to homebound seniors, veterans, the disabled and the needy.

Last week, Acme’s Dana Ward presented Caring for Friends CEO Vince Schiavone with a check for $30,550 for 850 turkeys and the fixings.

Caring for Friends, 12271 Townsend Road, was formerly known as Aid for Friends. ••