South-Florida based market Wild Fork is partnering with Common Threads to help make Thanksgiving a delicious and nutritious one for lucky South Florida families. One hundred turkeys will be distributed to families from Holmes Elementary School who have children participating in Common Threads’ after school program at TACOLCY/Holmes Elementary.
WHEN/WHERE: The drive-up COVID-safe distribution will take place on Friday, November 20 from 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM at Holmes Elementary School, located at 1175 NW 67th St, Miami, FL 33150 in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. Please note: recipients have registered for this event and all gift bags already have been allocated.
ALL ATTENDING MEDIA ARE ASKED TO FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES, INCLUDING USE OF FACIAL COVERINGS.
Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them. Learn more at commonthreads.org.
Wild Fork provides grants and in-kind product donation to Common Threads Cooking Skills & World Cuisine classes, including virtual programming during COVID-19. Wild Fork’s mission is to transform the way we shop for and consume proteins by controlling every step of the process from farm to fork. Providing the biggest selection of highest quality meat, poultry and seafood at the most affordable prices is at the heart of everything Wild Fork does. Based in South Florida, Wild Fork operates eight brick and mortar locations in West Kendall, Doral, Coral Gables, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale, Pinecrest, Boynton Beach, and Coral Springs and e-commerce delivery for the entire product portfolio to the following states – Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, (Southern) California, Nevada, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey.