Wake Forest, NC: Donate to the Police Department’s Annual Turkey Drive

Photo of November 2019 Turkey distribution. Source: Wake Forest Police Department
Photo of November 2019 Turkey distribution. Source: Wake Forest Police Department

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is now accepting monetary donations now through Saturday, November 21, 2020, as part of its 14th Annual Turkey Drive. Turkeys will be distributed to those in need in November.

Support this worthy cause by submitting online donations (via PayPal) at WFPD Turkey Drive page (click “Donate Online”). Cash and checks written to the Wake Forest Police Department are also being accepted. Anyone wishing to contribute cash or a check to this year’s Turkey Drive should contact Det. M.W. Sattler at 919.795.7270 or msattler@wakeforestnc.gov.

Due to COVID-19, the police department is currently accepting monetary donations only to this year’s Turkey Drive. Donations of frozen turkeys will not be accepted at this time, unlike in prior years. All monetary donations will be used to purchase additional turkeys.

Officials are considering several options for safely distributing the turkeys this year. Additional information will be provided once plans are finalized.

Det. Sattler organized the police department’s first Turkey Drive in 2007. Since then, the department has distributed nearly 9,000 turkeys to needy families in our area, including more than 800 turkeys last year.

 

Source: Bill Crabtree, Town of Wake Forest

GAL 2019
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