McClinton co-sponsoring Thanksgiving meal on Friday

HARRISBURG, Nov. 18 – State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, is co-sponsoring a community Thanksgiving dinner for neighbors from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at the Myers Recreation Center, 5803 Kingessing Ave., Philadelphia.

Friday's event is the second "Mont Brown Southwest Philly Holiday Dinner."

In addition to McClinton and Brown, others co-sponsoring the meal include state Sen. Anthony Williams, state Rep. Jordan Harris and City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.

"I am honored to be co-hosting a community Thanksgiving dinner with other leaders within the Southwest Philadelphia community," McClinton said. "I look forward to serving and sharing the meal with many in our community." 

Last year, at Mont Brown's First Southwest Philly Holiday Dinner, 600 people were served. 

The meal is free to all in attendance.  

Donations are still being accepted and volunteers are needed.

To donate or volunteer, contact McClinton's office at (215) 748-6712.