Feed the Frontline Chicken Giveaway
REGISTRATION HAS NOW ENDED. ALL CHICKEN WILL BE GIVEN ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.
Thanks to a generous donation from Mountaire Farms, Worcester County Recreation and Parks (WCRP) in partnership with Worcester Goes Purple is giving away 500 free bags of boneless chicken thighs to local first responders. This giveaway will be take place at the Worcester County Recreation Center on Friday, May 8 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
First responders, including medical personnel, fire, EMS, and police, are asked to register for a pick-up time through an online form found on the WCRP website (link is above). Time options are separated by hour windows of either 3-4pm, 4-5pm, 5-6pm, or 6-7pm. Chicken is not guaranteed to those who do not register.
Debbie Smullen, partner for the chicken giveaway and Events Coordinator for Worcester Goes Purple, says “Many of those in the Recovery Community owe their lives to a first responder. We appreciate all of our first responders and we are happy to give back." Worcester Goes Purple volunteers, Worcester County Recreation and Parks staff, along with other community volunteers are coming together to say, ‘thank you’ and give each first responder who registers a 10-pound bag of chicken that includes approximately 22 boneless thighs.
After the giveaway, a donation of sixty bags of chicken and other potential leftovers will be distributed to the Stevenson United Methodist Church Spirit Kitchen in Berlin, The Samaritan Shelter in Pocomoke, and the Snow Hill Food Pantry.