Brooklyn opens hearts and refrigerators for those in need

Scores of free turkeys given out across the borough

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Pie anyone?: The Barclays Center opened its doors to 100 Hurricane Sandy victims on Monday, treating everyone to a turkey dinner with all the trimmings.
I think I’ve had enough: Red Hook resident Leslie Neely, 13, gorged on pie as the Barclays Center treated her and 100 Hurricane Sandy victims to the arena’s elite 40/40 club for a scrumptious Thanksgiving dinner.
Full bellies: Red Hook residents Noemi Cintron and John Ruiz have a great Thanksgiving Day meal at the Barclays Center’s 40/40 Club.
Giving the bird: Young volunteers dole out turkeys during a special giveaway in Fort Greene.
Turkey trot: Zhuoming Chen and his son Jia Wei Chen, 7, cart the free turkey they received in Fort Greene home.
Who wants a turkey?: Fairway Market’s Howie and Dan Glickberg handed out hundreds of of free turkeys outside of Borough Hall on Monday.
The bird is the word: Marvin Singleton thanks volunteer Michael Di Francesco at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall for the free turkey given out in front of Borough Hall on Monday.
Off to the kitchen: Lynette Terrhopha from Bible Faith happily takes a free turkey given out by Borough President Markowitz and Fairway Market.

Turkey was on everyone’s mind this week as scores of borough business leaders opened up their hearts — and refrigerators — to supply residents with free birds for their Thanksgiving table. Gobble up all the good will in our slide show!

Reach Deputy Editor Thomas Tracy at or by calling (718) 260-2525.
Updated 5:37 pm, July 9, 2018
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