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Posted: November 15, 2018

Rapper Young Dolph returning to Memphis to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

Young Dolph is once again giving away turkeys to families in Memphis, Tennessee, over the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Young Dolph is once again giving away turkeys to families in Memphis, Tennessee, over the Thanksgiving holiday.

By Fox13Memphis.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —

A rapper is giving back to the city that he says made him who he is today. 

Young Dolph will make a guest appearance for teens and young adults from Memphis Athletic Ministries on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

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Students from all five ministry locations will be bused to a Memphis community center to hear a message delivered by Young Dolph. This event is not open to the public. 

Afterward, Young Dolph will be making sure several Memphis families have a turkey on their table for Thanksgiving Day. 

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According to a news release, Young Dolph will be donating Thanksgiving turkeys to the community.

Butterball turkeys will be given to the residents of Castalia Heights and the surrounding neighborhoods at the MAM-Hamilton Community Center from 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. 

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The release doesn't detail how many turkeys will be given away. In past years he has donated them by the hundreds. In 2016, 300 turkeys were given away. In 2015, Dolph bought 200 extra turkeys when demand was so high that they ran out of the first round of items.


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Rapper T.I., Atlanta mayor give away turkeys to grandparents ahead of Thanksgiving

Seniors in Atlanta in need of a turkey ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday are in luck. 

Rapper T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, partnered with the city of Atlanta and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to give away turkeys to grandparents who raise their grandchildren. 

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The giveaway, held Tuesday, was co-sponsored by the rapper’s nonprofit organization, the Harris Community Foundation. It was his 13th annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway.

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“Thanksgiving is about giving thanks and showing appreciation to the people you consider a family,” T.I. said, according to WSB.

 
 

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