'Turkey Express' donates 1,000 turkeys to RI Food Bank

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The "Turkey Express" made a stop in Rhode Island to support families in need this holiday season.

Stop & Shop is donating more than 21,000 turkeys to families across the New England as part of this year's program, 1,000 of which were dropped off Thursday at the R.I. Community Food Bank.

The food bank serves 57,000 people in need each month and works with 155 member agencies in the community.

A spokesperson for Stop & Shop said the supermarket chain has been a long-time partner of the food bank and has donated more than $17 million worth of food and other products to families in need over the years.

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