Sheriff’s Office and Housing Authority of Cook County Distribute Free Turkeys to Cook County Residents

Nov 22, 2023Press Release

COOK COUNTY, IL –The Cook County Sheriff’s Office joined the Cook County Housing Authority on Tuesday to provide free turkeys to south suburban residents, just in time for Thanksgiving. “My office looks forward to this event every year to serve our residents and promote the holiday spirit,” Sheriff Dart said. “We’re extremely grateful for our partner organizations and community members who care deeply to make Thanksgiving special for their neighbors.” Approximately 200 turkeys were distributed to families at the Cook County Sheriff’s Police substation in Ford Heights and the Richard Flowers Homes in Robbins. “We believe in the power of giving back and supporting our community,” said Marcus King, Director of Strategy and Communication for the Housing Authority of Cook County. “Thanksgiving is a time to come together, express gratitude, and share in the spirit of generosity. We hope that by providing free turkeys to the Housing Authority of Cook County residents, we can make this holiday season a little brighter for everyone involved.”
The Sheriff’s Office has been distributing turkeys in coordination with partner organizations for nearly a decade.