Shaun Rogers (NY Giants), John Wallace (NBA), Ramona Rizzo (VH1-Mob Wives), and Celebrity Friends Join L.O.T (Leaders of Tomorrow) for the 1st Annual Turkey Drive

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1st Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive illustrating how the Brooklyn community and their friends can make a difference by working together to help their neighbors most in need.

On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013, notable individuals such as Shaun Rogers of NFL Super Bowl Champions New York Giants and the organization My Innocence Never Compromised (My INC); former NY Knicks NBA player John Wallace; TV reality star Ramona Rizzo of VH1-Mob Wives; Deon Grant (NFL); Legendary Ralph McDaniels of Video Music Box; TV and radio personality “FREE”; multi-platinum recording artist “Maino”; platinum recording artist “Lil Cease & Bang of Junior M.A.F.I.A”; KJ Stroud (NFL); Epic recording artist “UM”; I AM WondaWoman Foundation; entrepreneur Charlene Thomas; Kherra C. Taylor and Walk in My Shoez Charity; Edwin Rodriguez and Richard Gonzalez of L.O.R LLC; Jilton Green, CEO of Je’Taime Shoes; Brickface Clothing; community leaders and local businesses will partner with L.O.T (Leaders of Tomorrow) & Grove Development Center Corporation to kick off the Thanksgiving season in Brooklyn by providing free turkeys to families and those less fortunate.

Hunger is a reality in New York City. According to the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, 1.5 million people live in food insecure homes. This time of year marks a time to help make the holiday season a little brighter; our annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive illustrates how the Brooklyn community and their friends can make a difference by working together to help their neighbors most in need.

Event Details:
Date:         Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
Time:         3PM – 9PM
Location:    Pleasant Grove Tabernacle - 1927 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY

Event Activities will include:
3:30-4:30PM     Performance by the Brooklyn NETS Kids Dance Team
4:30-5:00PM     Comedy Show with Brooklyn Mike and A.G. White
5:00-6:30PM     Turkey Drive
7:00-9:00PM     Gospel Concert - Meli’sa Morgan, Natalie Oatman, Michael Pugh, Stephen Hurd

About L.O.T (Leaders of Tomorrow) & Grove Development Center Corporation:
L.O.T (Leaders of Tomorrow) & Grove Development Center Inner City Mentoring and Activity Program is a community-based program that focuses on various aspects that negatively impact the community and surrounding boroughs of New York City. The scope of the program focuses on residents of all ages and the specifics related to the detriments of those groups. Some of the issues include but are not limited to youth without adult mentorship, youth financial literacy, entrepreneurship, sports activities and teen pregnancy.

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