SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers Foundation announced today that Panthers players Nathan Horton and Bryan Allen, along with Panthers employees, will be at the Cooperative Feeding Program in Broward County tomorrow, Nov. 24, donating food to underprivileged families for Thanksgiving. Panthers players will arrive at approximately 1 p.m. to stock the food pantries, assist in the kitchen and dining room and hand out turkeys and hand out food boxes to families, while team employees will work in shifts throughout the day.
The Cooperative Feeding Program is located at 1 NW 33rd Terrace, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., 33311. Media looking for more information should contact Panthers director of public relations Matt Sacco at 954.835.7713 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Panthers coaches, players and employees collectively donated over $10,000 to purchase turkeys and other Thanksgiving fixings for underprivileged families in Broward County. Meanwhile, the canned and non-perishable food items collected during three November home game food drives will also be donated to the Cooperative Feeding Program on Tuesday.
The Cooperative Feeding Program has been providing families and individuals in poverty with food boxes, clothing, hygiene supplies, and other ancillary services for 24 years.
“The Florida Panthers and Florida Panthers Foundation are dedicated to helping our neighbors in South Florida,” said Stu Siegel, chairman of the Florida Panthers Foundation. “We believe in the efforts of the Cooperative Feeding Program and look forward to teaming up with them to deliver hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to those in need.”
The Florida Panthers Foundation is a non-profit organization that has donated significant resources to charitable initiatives since its inception in 2003. Players subject to change without notice.
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