Super Saturday Turkey Drive coming to Peoria locations

St. Mary’s goal is to reach 10,000 donated turkeys

Posted 11/11/20

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance’s annual Super Saturday is just around the corner.

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Super Saturday Turkey Drive coming to Peoria locations

St. Mary’s goal is to reach 10,000 donated turkeys

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St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance’s annual Super Saturday is just around the corner.

St. Mary’s 14th annual Super Saturday Turkey Drive will take place at two Peoria locations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. The two sites are both Albertson’s, at 8950 W. Bell Road and at 8240 W. Deer Valley Road.

The Food Bank distributed more than 12,000 Holiday Food Boxes in the three days leading up to Thanksgiving in 2019. Each year, hopes are that each will contain a turkey and other assorted holiday dinner items giving Arizona families the chance to enjoy the comforting tradition of a holiday meal.

In addition to helping reach the goal of 10,000 donated turkeys, St. Mary’s Food Bank staff and dedicated volunteers will accept any monetary or food donations (both perishable and non-perishable) on Super Saturday. Every dollar donated will help St. Mary’s provide seven meals for those in need during the holiday season. All staff members and volunteers will be masked and gloved and observe all social distancing protocols. Hand sanitizer will be available at all locations.

Albertsons and Safeway will help St. Mary’s reach its goal by matching the first 1,000 turkeys donated during Super Saturday.

“This has been the most challenging of the 53 years that the World’s First Food Bank has serving the hungry of Arizona,” St. Mary’s Food Bank President and CEO Tom Kertis stated in a news release. “We thank all of those who have helped the Food Bank say ‘Yes!’ to all families in need and we ask you to help us again during this special time of the year.”

Visit StMarysFoodBank.org or call 602-242-FOOD.

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