Miami Dolphins, Miami-Dade Mayor Give Away Turkeys

The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez have teamed up to distribute turkeys to families.

Friday, Nov 22, 2013  |  Updated 6:32 PM EDT
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The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez teamed up to distribute turkeys to families Friday as the Miami Heat gave away hot meals. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez has the story.

The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez teamed up to distribute turkeys to families Friday as the Miami Heat gave away hot meals. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez has the story.

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The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez have teamed up to distribute turkeys to families.
 
The turkey giveaway will be held Friday afternoon at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. Turkeys will be handed out on a first-come-first-serve basis to the families of the children that attend the clubs.
 
Mayor Gimenez says in a statement that this Thanksgiving holiday will be "an extra special one for these children."
 
Earlier Friday, the mayor and Winn-Dixie executives will be distributing turkeys to 600 pre-registered low-income families at Tropical Park in Miami.

The 22nd Annual Heat Thanksgiving Celebration featured a block party carnival with food fun and games.

About 600 families were also selected to receive, not only a turkey, but an entire Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings.

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