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Sorority's and Fraternities prepare for Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving

Posted at 11:21 PM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 23:23:01-05

The ovens are fired up and volunteers are ready to get some birds out to the hungry and homeless people of Baltimore.

On Tuesday the National Pan-Hellenic Council lent their hands for the Annual Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving Celebration.

“In today’s climate this is a wonderful thing that so many people have come together not for themselves but to do something bigger for their community,” said Phil Goodwin who has volunteered for years.

Bea Gaddy’s Daughter Cynthia always had enough help on Thursday but needed more help preparing in the days before.

“Let us go and support her when she really needs it the most,” said Rosalind Robinson-Ambrose, an Alumnae of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. “That’s actually getting the food prepped and making sure what she needed ahead of time she had the man power for the heavy lifting.”

Every year they try and feed 50,000 people on Thanksgiving, that means 3 pallets worth of turkey getting carved up Tuesday night.

Cut up by the Divine Nine Greeks in the area who were smiling and having fun as they carved up turkey.

“We really are different colors same of type of similar mission community service the one thing that bonds us.” said Norbert Robinson of the Pan-Hellenic Council

They still need hundreds of Number Ten cans of yams, green beans, and corn.

You can bring them over to 425 North Chester Street.