MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — More than a thousand residents will be getting their Thanksgiving turkeys for free thanks to a local foundation.READ MORE: Court Spokesman: Complaint Alleging A Sex Crime Has Been Filed Against Former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Starting at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, volunteers along with Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and commission members will be passing out turkeys to about 1, 500 Miami Beach residents.READ MORE: Despite Advancements In Vehicle Safety, IIHS Finds Room For Improvement After New Side Crash Test
Each resident had received their voucher ahead of time and Wednesday they were invited to pick up their turkey at the North Beach Bandshell located at 7275 Collins Avenue.
The event is part of the organizations efforts to make sure the most in need get to have their turkey in time for Thanksgiving.MORE NEWS: Miami International Airport Employees Honored For Helping Passenger Find His Lucky Dog Penny
The One Miami Beach not-for-profit foundation, who held the event, was established by the Miami Beach City Commission in January of 2014.