The Drexel community is proud to honor the 50th anniversary of the Alumni Turkey Project – Drexel’s longest-running alumni tradition which has provided thousands of holiday meals, including turkeys and side dishes, throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.
Established in 1973, generous donors, volunteers and partners have championed the Turkey Project’s legacy of service, and you can continue its impact. Find out how you can get involved and provide support to those experiencing hunger and food insecurity during the holidays.
Stay tuned for more information coming this fall.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Save the dates for the following Turkey Project volunteer opportunities:
- Saturday, Dec. 9: Sharing Excess Packing Day
Pack bags of non-perishable canned goods to go with the turkeys
- Saturday, Dec. 16: Distribution Day
Head to Market Street and hand out turkeys to community organizations
WHAT DOES THE ALUMNI TURKEY PROJECT MEAN TO YOU?
Share your Turkey Project memories and tell us why you support this project – from personal connections to favorite photos with fellow Dragons. You could be featured in Drexel Magazine, the Drexel Alumni website and social media channels.
YOUR GIFT CREATES MEALS
Every year, donors to the Turkey Project make it possible for holiday meals to reach Philadelphians without access. Your gift provides a turkey dinner to those who need support and furthers the Turkey Project’s 50-year tradition of helping to fight local hunger and food insecurity.
Support the Turkey Project
ACCESS THE RESOURCE GUIDE
To learn more about how you can address hunger and food insecurity, download the resource guide.
WHAT IS THE ALUMNI TURKEY PROJECT?
Now celebrating its 50th year, the Alumni Turkey Project is Drexel’s longest-running alumni tradition. Made possible by generous donors and volunteers, holiday meals -- including turkeys and side dishes -- are provided to those in need throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.
Drexel partners include the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services, St. Christopher's Center for the Urban Child and Drexel’s student food pantry, Mario’s Market.