NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Families in the Bronx got a little help to prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday Saturday.

BronxWorks hosted its weekly food pantry in the Grand Concourse section.

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Families selected items they needed to prepare meals for their families and were given a coupon to buy a fresh turkey.

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Meanwhile, several hundred turkeys were given away to residents in the Hunts Point section along with a box of supplies.

Organizers say the pandemic has left many in these communities with no way to buy food.

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