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KBE to Deliver its 965th Thanksgiving Dinner to Hungry Families

Hartford, CT – Volunteers from KBE Building Corp. will continue their 6-year labor of love when they assemble and deliver 200 Thanksgiving dinners during the firm’s signature philanthropic event “Gift of Gobble” on Nov. 22.

KBE staff members and their families will assemble and deliver complete meal kits – each including a turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, beans, potatoes, yams, rolls, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and a roasting pan – to eight community service organizations around the state.

KBE purchased all food items from Bozzuto’s, and W.B. Mason is donating the boxes.

The commercial construction firm, based in Farmington, also has a significant “Gift of Gobble” initiative in the Mid-Atlantic region through its Columbia, Maryland office.

Meals in Connecticut are being delivered to these organizations:

  • Catholic Charities in Hartford
  • Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport
  • Columbus House, New Haven
  • Columbus House, Middletown
  • Farmington Community Services
  • Fish Food Panty in Torrington
  • Food Bank at Access Community Action Agency in Danielson
  • Gemma Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London

“Gift of Gobble” is part of KBE’s broader philanthropic initiative 50 Ways to Make a Differenc

Assembly will occur on Sat., Nov. 22 from 8 to 10 a.m.

Delivery will begin after all boxes have been assembled, tentatively at 10 a.m. on Nov. 22. Please call Jonelle Lawhorn at 860.836.7517 on the morning of Nov. 22 for a more precise start time for delivery.

Meal boxes will be assembled at the KBE Building Corp. headquarters:  30 Batterson Park Rd., Farmington, CT 06032