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Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis with some of the many turkeys collected for the Food Drive.

Santana Alvarez gives a little wave after collecting bags of food for her family’s Thanksgiving meal.

By: Telegram Staff – November 25, 2019

WORCESTER – More than 80,000 pounds of donated food, including turkeys, will be distributed by Friendly House of Worcester in the coming days. The donations were collected in the annual food drive organized by the office of Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis. More than 1,000 families are expected to benefit.

The drive, in its 14th year, included partners Stop & Shop Supermarkets, Worcester County Food Bank, WPI fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha, Fallon Health, United Health Care, Worcester Academy, David Gibbs and Family, Charter TV and WXLO.