Local organizations collect turkeys for families in need

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Local families won’t be going turkey-less this Thanksgiving, thanks to Sandia Labs. Sandia Labs, Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union, the Roadrunner Food Bank and other local pantries held their annual “Take a frozen turkey to work day.”


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The event is to collect food for the less fortunate in the community. Employees from Sandia Labs dropped off 118 turkeys and at the Roadrunner food bank on Tuesday. “It’s a fantastic illustration of credit unions really work, it’s about people helping people,” said Melissa Stock of the Sandia Credit Union.
About $6,000 was also collected in donations for the Roadrunner Food Bank to pay for more turkeys. 

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