Rockford native and NBA star Fred VanVleet helping more families than ever before put a feast on their tables for Thanksgiving in 2022. Here are the details.

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Again, Fred VanVleet, is right on time. Where there's a need in the Rockford community, he keeps showing up. Communities stay strong when we all find our own unique ways to contribute, whether you're right down the street, or living hundreds of miles away in Toronto, Canada.

Some call the Toronto Raptors guard, 'Steady Freddy', a nickname earned from his on-court work ethic. I believe 'steady' is also a great word to describe his love for his home.

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Fred VanVleet's Annual Turkey Giveaway

The giveaway is happening on Sunday, November 20th at Fred's alma mater, Rockford's Auburn High School, located at 5110 Auburn St.

According to event organizers, this is going to be the biggest giveaway they've ever had. Families will each be given a turkey, plus side dishes.

This year's event is sponsored by The VanVleet Family Foundation and Hard Rock Casino Rockford.

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For the giveaway, you will need to use DOOR FH 11. This door is in the back of the Fieldhouse (drive past the auditorium and use the drive closest to Springfield). Food will be given out from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

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