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Kansas City, MO – Third District Councilman, Jermaine Reed, is encouraging people to donate to the Know Joey? Foundation’s 6th Annual Turkey Tuesday event at Joey Cuts Barber Shop at 3914 Indiana in Kansas City, Missouri on Nov. 20, 2012. Councilman Reed and Joey Thomas, the owner of Joey Cuts will challenge the community to donate turkeys and non-perishable food items to families in need from 8 a.m. Tuesday morning to 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The goal is to get 1,000 turkeys donated during the 24-hour community challenge. Councilman Reed has participated in the event for several years now. “Having overcome homelessness, I know how important it is for people to receive help during this holiday season,” “I commend the Know Joey? Foundation for hosting this great event and hope that others will come out and donate turkeys to feed those in need.”
The Know Joey? Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to empower, lead and uplift young males in the metropolitan Kansas City area, specifically the 64130 zip code area; through educational advancements and the exploration of entrepreneurial endeavors.
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