Local church gives away free turkeys

A Richmond pastor is helping families have something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving – free turkeys!

Today volunteers from Speaking Spirit Ministries showed up at Richfield Place apartments on Grammarcy Circle to help family's kick-start their Thanksgiving preparations.

The ministry gave away more than 100 turkeys donated by members of the church.

"It's worth every dollar of it, you can't put a value on helping someone," said Pastor Wyatt. "I mean when you see the joy that comes off of these people the thankfulness of it, that heartfelt, you can't put a price tag on that."

Next year, Pastor Wyatt hopes to be able to deliver 500 turkeys to families throughout the community, all thanks to donations from the church.

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