Dodgers to Host 8th Annual Turkey Giveaway

The Dodgers and the Dodgers Dream Foundation will host the eighth annual Community Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway tomorrow, Tuesday, November 13 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Lot F at Dodger Stadium, which is located just inside the Sunset Gate and across from the Dodger offices.

Dodger infielder Luis Cruz along with Dodger alumni “Sweet” Lou Johnson, Bobby Castillo and Paul Lo Duca will be on hand to help distribute a complimentary turkey, fixings and reusable canvas bags to 600 pre-selected families.

The Dodgers have partnered with Ralphs and Food 4 Less, Los Angeles City Council members Ed P. Reyes and Eric Garcetti, California State Senators Kevin De León and Carol Liu, the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council (GEPENC), the Echo Park Improvement Association (EPIA) and the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park (CCSEP) for the giveaway. The Council and Senate members, as well as representatives from Ralphs, Food 4 Less, GEPENC, EPIA and CCSEP, will help distribute the turkeys as well.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Food 4 Less operates 145 price-impact, warehouse-format supermarkets under the banners Food 4 Less in Southern California, Nevada, Illinois and Indiana, and Foods Co in Central and Northern California. Food 4 Less is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ralphs Grocery Company was founded in 1873 and currently operates 243 supermarkets from its headquarters in Los Angeles. The company is a division of The Kroger Co.

For more information about the turkey giveaway, please contact the Dodgers’ Public Relations department at (323) 224-1301 or Community Relations department at (323) 224-1466.

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