Meek Mill Gives Back To Philly With “A Dreamchaser's Thankgiving”


(AllHipHop News) Philadelphia native Meek Mill is preparing to give back to his hometown with the first annual “A Dreamchaser’s Thanksgiving.” The two-day turkey give away will help feed 600 families in Philly.

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“Philly raised me and made me into the man I am today, so to do the first annual ‘A Dreamchaser’s Thanksgiving,’ was an obvious thing to do,” said Meek. “I’m blessed to be in a position where I can make sure that as many people as possible have a meal on Thanksgiving, so that they can be with their loved ones to enjoy the holiday.”

Local organizations Youth Working Together, Town Watch, and Unity In the Community will receive the turkeys. Meek will be on hand at the site. Philadelphia’s mayor Michael N##### and other city officials are scheduled to appear as well.

“I applaud Meek Mill for taking the initiative to give back to his home town,” said Mayor N#####.  “Gathering together with family and friends around a shared meal is one of the most important aspects of the holiday season.  It is important to give thanks for all that we have, and I am proud that one of Philadelphia’s own is donating his time and resources to make sure families in our city can do just that.”

“A Dreamchaser’s Thanksgiving” will take place November 26th and November 27th. Check out the locations/times below.

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Tuesday, November 26th

Martin Luther King Jr. Adult Center


2101-35 Cecil B Moore Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Tuesday, November 26th

Hank Gathers Recreation Center


2501-19 W. Diamond Street

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Wednesday, November 27th

Vare Recreation Center


2600 Morris Street

Philadelphia, PA 19145