MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Celebrities like to give back to their communities over Thanksgiving and this year actress and singer Queen Latifah is in Miami and she’s going door-to-door to deliver turkey meals to needy families in Overtown.

According to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald, Queen Latifath will be accompanied by former Miami Heat player Alonzo Mourning, whose foundation is sponsoring the event along with Publix.

Latifah and Mourning will personally knock on the door of 20 selected families and surprise them with a fully cooked turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, bread rolls, stuffing, cranberry orange relish and apple cranberry cobbler.

The caravan departing to the homes left at 8:30 a.m. from the Overtown Youth Center at 450 NW 14th St.

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  1. pamela says:

    All the star go to Miami to give out stuff like money for Christmas gifts and food boxes there are fans of some of you in Broward County that can stand a little help to like Oakland Park, FL. i No some of you mite not no where that at because it never talk about but it people in the little city of Oakland Park Fl, so we are your fans we listen to you music and we watch the Miami heat games when the do play have not seen games yet because of the lock out but are your fans in Broward County.

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