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Miami Marlins Foundation handed out 1,000 meals for 10th annual Thanksgiving distribution

The Miami Marlins Foundation handed out 1,000 meals at the 10th annual Miami Marlins Home Plate Meals Distribution sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins Foundation handed out 1,000 meals at the 10th annual Miami Marlins Home Plate Meals Distribution sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

The foundation, which is partnered with Feeding South Florida, hosted the event on the West Plaza at Marlins Park where families had the opportunity to meet Marlins players and staff, and also receive a Thanksgiving dinner including a turkey and other side items.

The Marlins partnered with more than 50 nonprofit agencies to distribute 1,000 meal vouchers to local underserved families.

Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, Marlins player Isan Diaz, Miguel Rojas and Lewis Brinson, and Marlins Alumni Alex Gonzalez and Charles Johnson, helped distribute the food items to the families.


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Will Manso came back home to South Florida when he joined Local 10 in March of 1999. During his time here, Will has kept busy by working in sports, news and he's even dabbled in entertainment. He is now Local 10's sports director and also enjoys the chance to serve as host for special shows on Local 10.