State Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar Distributes Over 400 Turkeys at Her Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

Assemblywoman Rajkumar secured hundreds of turkeys for the district, a record number for families of the 38th District

South Queens, NY – On Friday, Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar (D-AD 38) hosted a turkey giveaway at her District Office in Woodhaven, where she distributed over 400 turkeys to the people of her district. Every year Assemblywoman Rajkumar secures hundreds of turkeys for her district, and this year she secured and distributed a record number of turkeys, so that every family in her district can have a happy Thanksgiving.

Hundreds of Assemblywoman Rajkumar’s constituents formed a line stretching more than two blocks to receive their free turkeys. In under an hour, the Assemblywoman and her staff had given away all the turkeys.

The Assemblywoman enlisted numerous community organizations to volunteer for the event and help distribute turkeys, bringing the entire community together to share in the joy of giving. Volunteer groups included:

Community Board 9
Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association
Ozone Park Residents Block Association
Cityline Ozone Park Civilian Patrol
Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol
Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club
Glendale Kiwanis
Kiwanis Club of Ozone Park
The Shops at Atlas Mall
Woodhaven BID
United American Hindu Leadership Council
US Nepal Climbers Association
New York Nepalese Help Post
Bangladeshi American Society

Assemblywoman Rajkumar said: “Every year, I am proud to secure hundreds of turkeys for the people of my district. This year, I distributed a record number– over 400. That means over 400 families will get the Thanksgiving feast they deserve. Seeing the joy in the faces of my constituents as they received their complimentary turkey meant so much to me. This Thanksgiving, I thank the people of my district for giving me the opportunity to serve them.”

Daphney Paul, a constituent who received a turkey, said: “We are always delighted to hear from Assemblywoman Rajkumar. She brings so much to the district in a way we have never seen before. It is so great to have a turkey. This is more than a free Thanksgiving meal: it is a sign that we have a representative who cares and is always there for us.”