INDIAN ORCHARD, Mass. (WWLP) – Representative Orlando Ramos and the Indian Orchard Citizens Council hosted a turkey giveaway to Indian Orchard residents on Monday.
State Representative Orlando Ramos and Senator Adam Gomez hosted the event. Residents started lining up for the giveaway before doors even opened. Ramos said their team started early to keep people out of the cold. However, he says their work isn’t done.
“There’s still families that are struggling, there’s still families that are not able to afford what they used to be able to afford. The price of everything has gone up, so this is a way for us to just be able to help people that are in need,” said Rep. Ramos.
The event was a partnership with the Indian Orchards Citizens Council.
“I’d like to thank my state Representative Orlando Ramos and my Senator Adam Gomez for thinking of the Orchard Residents during this vital time of need in our community,” said Council Zaida Govan President of the Indian Orchard Citizens Council.
Depending on the size, some turkeys can take days to thaw. If your frozen turkey is between 12 to 16 pounds, Monday is the best day to take it out of the freezer to thaw in the refrigerator before cooking it on Thanksgiving.
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