PHILADEPHIA - This holiday season, the Philadelphia Police Department is holding its 52nd annual Operation Thanksgiving to help those in need. Each year, the officers of the department donate a meal and a heartfelt note to 315 families in need of food. This year's donation totaled $11,000. During the operation, over three hundred and twenty-five families received a turkey, green beans, and other holiday staples.
Philadelphia police officers and volunteer staff will be out delivering dinner boxes to low-income families. These boxes are filled with everything you need to prepare a turkey and fix-ups. These packages will include everything you need to prepare a tasty Thanksgiving dinner. In addition to the food, the baskets will also have the notes of the Philadelphia police commissioner.
The annual event is not a new tradition for the Philadelphia police department. It has been held for several years and has become a tradition in many communities. The mission is to help the community by reducing crime and preventing crime. The main objective is to make the community feel safer. The Philly police department holds the annual Operation Thanksgiving to promote goodwill among citizens. The purpose of the event is to increase trust among the police officers and to build relationships.