FreshDirect, Merchants Distribute 500 Turkeys

Borough President Diaz (back, 2nd from l) helped (l-r) Dianellis Ramirez, Juana Rodriguez, Maria Morel, Yammely Almanzar, Danae Gonzalez, Christina Nuñez and Ramona Nuñez prepare for Thanksgiving.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

FreshDirect, Keith Rubenstein of Somerset Partners and local south Bronx merchants distributed 500 turkeys to residents during a Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway on Monday, November 21.

Held at the Mott Haven Bar and Grill, the event featured key leaders of local government including Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.

The Thanksgiving meal supplies were donated by Western Beef, Waste Management and FreshDirect.

(back, l-r) Adrienne Felton, organizer from NYC Public Advocate Letitia James’ office; Larry Scott Blackmon, FreshDirect vice president of Public Affairs; (front, l-r) Keith Rubenstein, Somserset partners founder; Jason Ackerman, FreshDirect co-founder and CEO; Rosa Garcia, Mott Haven Bar and Grill owner; Borough President Diaz; Timothy Tapia, NYC Public Advocate James director of outreach and Ray Talovera, FreshDirect driver.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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