500 turkeys donated to families in need

Published On: Nov 18 2012 06:07:47 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 19 2012 10:18:03 AM EST
HIALEAH GARDENS, Fla. -

Thanksgiving is just days away and organizations in South Florida are making sure families in need can have a turkey on their dinner table. The Latin American Business Association donated 500 turkeys on Sunday.

WalMart and co-sponsors, Florida Venture Foundation, Soliman Structures, Inc., and Fl Sol Systems, Inc., LABA donated bags filled with un-cooked turkeys and raw food items to 500 families who need it the most.

The 500 families were pre-chosen and given a voucher by their City Council Representative or County Commissioner from various communities in Miami-Dade County.

The distribution took place at the Hollingsworth Hall Senior Center in Hialeah Gardens.