Turkey Giveaway Helps Families in Need, Strengthens Community Partnerships
United Milwaukee Scrap was proud to partner with Alderman Willie Wade and UW-Milwaukee men’s head basketball Coach Rob Jeter to provide turkey dinners to nearly a dozen under-privileged families for Thanksgiving. The food was donated on Thursday, November 21 at the Dominican Center for Women, 2470 W. Locust St., Milwaukee. (Click here for photos)
Many of the turkeys and hams were donated by United Milwaukee Scrap employees who were given the option of taking a turkey home or donating theirs to those less fortunate in the community. A donation was made by the company to supply the remaining needed turkeys and hams, in addition to providing a generous donation to cover holiday desserts.
Alderman Wade said the event is aimed at making Thanksgiving a little brighter for families being served by the Dominican Center. “United Milwaukee Scrap is donating the turkeys, Coach Jeter and the UWM men’s basketball program are donating the fixings, and Wisconsin Community Services is providing $50 Pick n’ Save gift cards to each of the families,” he said.
“The partnership with Mr. Arnstein and United Milwaukee Scrap, with Coach Jeter and UWM and with Wisconsin Community Services is helping make the Thanksgiving holiday a better one for some families in need, and it is a very positive contribution to the community as well,” Alderman Wade said.
“I would like to thank United Milwaukee Scrap, UWM and Wisconsin Community Services for being partners in our efforts to uplift our community. I love it when we can work together.”
To see photos of the event, click here.