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WMGK-FM John DeBella Turkey Drop Collects Turkeys for Local Families in Philadelphia


Topic: Neighbors in Need
Posted on 11/30/2021

Beasley Media Groupís WMGK-FM Classic Rock 102.9 legendary Morning Personality John DeBella hosted the annual Turkey Drop, collecting turkeys for needy families in the Philadelphia area. The event is the largest one-day food gathering event in the area, and this year collected a record-breaking 9,056 turkeys.

On Tuesday, November 23, John DeBella broadcasted live from The Kimmel Center, and the MGK on-air staff lent a helping hand on the air from 12 additional sites across the tri-state area. The turkeys will be distributed throughout the holiday season.

The Turkey Drop benefits Cityteam Philadelphia, a local non-profit organization that provides holiday meals and other important services for individuals and families in need.



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