On Saturday November 21, PRCC’s Community as a Campus initiative joined Yates Elementary School in distributing turkeys and food to 85 of its students families. On Monday, November 23, the Puerto Rican Cultural Center (PRCC), Ald. Maldonado, Municipal Food market and the sponsoring Committee of the Palestinian Scholarship Student Fund distributed turkeys and food to 100 families at the PRC;s newest economic development initiative, el Mercado del Pueblo, next to Municipal. On Tuesday, November 24, the PRCC, Ald. Maldonado and the Municipal Market, gave away 100-125 turkeys and foodstuff boxes at the above location to families for Thanksgiving dinner.
On Thursday, November 25, Thanksgiving Day- a group of volunteers from the PRCC made 60 home deliveries to vulnerable seniors and community members which included a 4-course meal, prepared at Nellie’s Restaurant. In addition, 35 family-style, 4-course meals were picked up at Nellie Restaurant.