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For Immediate Release:
November 26, 2013
Media Contact:
Maurice R. Hernandez


Over 800 residents participate in Commissioner Lynda Bell’s 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway at the Redland Fruit & Spice Park

Miami, FL – Commissioner Lynda Bell’s tradition of giving back to the less fortunate members of our community during the holiday season continues to draw hundreds of financially disadvantaged, the elderly and disabled residents, alike. Commissioner Bell’s 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway at the world-renowned Redland Food and Spice Park on Saturday, November 23, 2013 was bigger and more successful than ever!

The Farm Share organization provided fresh fruits, vegetables, as well as other Thanksgiving staples. Along with Farm Share, Commissioner Bell’s staff provided plenty of frozen turkeys to over 800 needy residents with the support of over 60 selfless community volunteers - making this upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday the most memorable one ever.

“I am delighted to have started this tradition of giving back to our community’s less fortunate when I was elected to the County Commission. These wonderful but financially struggling residents deserve to have a good Thanksgiving meal surrounded by friends and family. As long as I continue to serve, this tradition of giving back will continue each and every year, said Commissioner Lynda Bell I am also eternally grateful to the Farm Share organization and the increasing number of volunteers who show up each and every year to help their fellow residents in need. Without them, these annual charity events simply could not be made possible.”