Turkey Drive Drop-Off is Saturday at WFPD Main Station, Turkey Giveaway is November 20 at Tri-Area Ministry

Friday, November 17, 2023 - 10:37am

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) will accept frozen turkey donations Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m.-noon, as part of this year’s Turkey Drive. Police officers will be available at the Police Department Main Station, 225 S. Taylor St., throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the turkeys.

The three-hour drop-off event will allow the Police Department to effectively coordinate the storage of the donated turkeys.

Officers will also accept monetary donations and gift cards throughout the morning which will be used to purchase additional turkeys. Checks should be written to the Wake Forest Police Department.

The police department is also accepting online donations through midnight Saturday, Nov. 18, at http://bit.ly/WFPDTurkeyDrive.

Police officers and staff will distribute the turkeys while they last on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7:30-9:30 a.m., at the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry, 149 E. Holding Ave. For more information, email Officer K. Abshire at [email protected].