Saturday, November 25, 2017


  The Bharati Dance Academy and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda held their second annual Thanksgiving To Go event in front of Assemblyman Sepulveda's office on Westchester Avenue. 

  Bharati S Kemraj (of Bharati Dance Academy) and Ibrahim Shatara (chief of staff, subbing for his boss Assemblyman Sepulveda) in front of Assemblyman Sepulveda's office, begin the 2nd annual Thanksgiving food give away to the community. Members of Community Board 9, staff members of Assemblyman Sepulveda's office, and community people prepared 100 meals for members of the community to have. Also given out was water or juice for children, and a bag of canned goods. The photos below will show more of this event.

Above - Bharati is giving instructions to some of the volunteers who came to help the Thanksgiving to go event.
Below - Packaged meals and bottled water or juice packs were on one table for passing community members to have.

Above - On the second table was canned goods that were placed in a bag for community members to have.
Below - Bharati and Ibrahim (as you can see are a little nervous) await the beginning of the food give away.

Above - There was enough time for Bharati to get a selfie in. Yes, members of the 43rd Precinct were also on hand.
Below - Most of the volunteers and Senator Sepulveda's staff members poise for the photo. as you can see the pile of packaged meals has gone down. In less than one hour 100 packaged meals were given out to community members, along with water or juice, and a bag of canned goods.

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