Mayor Walsh with a volunteer at the Dewitt Community Center in Roxbury on Saturday, Oct. 17. Photo by MPDC
At another drive at the Dewitt Community Center in Roxbury, Cheryl Stillwell, of Dorchester, brought her 1-year-old great-granddaughter Briana to pick up a turkey and a dozen eggs. The Islamic Multi-Service Organization hosted the drive, and turkeys were provided by the Greater Boston Food Bank.
“It helps people who are having a hard time,” Stillwell said while waiting for her turkey. “It definitely has helped me.”
Stillwell plans to cook the turkey for a Thanksgiving family dinner.
“We’ll just stay at home and enjoy each other and pray,” Stillwell said. “That’s about all you can do now.”