D’Esopo Funeral Chapel to Host Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Fun-filled community event to benefit Foodshare of Hartford

D'Esopo Funeral Home to Host Turkey Drive

We wanted to pitch in to create a fun, community event that could help make a difference

The D’Esopo Funeral Chapel today announced that it will host a Thanksgiving Turkey Drive to benefit Foodshare of Hartford, this Saturday, November 22nd from 1 to 4pm EST. The event will be hosted at D’Esopo’s Wethersfield location at 277 Folly Brook Boulevard.

The fun-filled community event will feature a petting zoo for children, face painting, glitter tattoos, and popcorn while collecting turkeys and non-perishable food items.

“The holidays can be a difficult time for families in need”, said Janet D'Esopo Klett, the company's Community Service Director, “we wanted to pitch in to create a fun, community event that could help make a difference.”

According to Foodshare, there are 128,000 people in Hartford and Tolland counties alone who cannot be sure where their next meal is coming from, including one out of every five children in the area.

The first 400 individuals to drop off a turkey or non-perishable food items will receive a free gift courtesy of D’Esopo.

For more information please contact Janet Klett at 860-257-7635.

About D’Esopo Funeral Chapel:
The D’Esopo Funeral Chapel provides the finest in quality funeral service to Connecticut families and has been family owned and operated and since 1905. With locations in Wethersfield and East Hartford, D’Esopo is consistently recognized as a national leader in funeral service. It was inducted into the National Funeral Director’s Association’s Hall of Excellence in 2010, a distinction bestowed on less than 1% of funeral homes nationally.

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Michael D'Esopo Klett
D'Esopo Funeral Chapel
since: 08/2012
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