Tag: thanksgiving

River Fund serves thousands of families for Thanksgiving, inspiring acts of kindness across Queens


Nov. 22, 2023 By Anthony Medina The River Fund, a nonprofit organization serving and feeding people in poverty for over 30 years, tended to thousands of families in need of help just in time for Thanksgiving in Richmond Hill on Saturday. Nov. 18. Thousands of people waited in a line stretching 15 blocks from the River Fund house, located at 89-11 Lefferts Blvd. in Richmond Hill, to get their hands on free produce, turkeys and health care items before the holiday. Sharon Ramoutar, a Woodhaven resident, living in a home of six, said she knew how the River Fund provided…
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AM Rajkumar, local Lions Club give out free turkeys to Richmond Hill residents ahead of Thanksgiving


Nov. 21, 2023 By Anthony Medina Assemblymember Jenifer Rajkumar distributed over 400 Turkeys to families in need outside her district office in Woodhaven on Friday, Nov. 17. Residents near Rajkumar’s district office, which is located on Woodhaven Boulevard in Woodhaven, were eager to get their hands on a free Thanksgiving turkey and undeterred by the…
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