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More than 6,000 families line up for Thanksgiving food giveaway at AT&T Stadium

The drive-thru Thanksgiving Mega Mobile Market is from 8 a.m. to noon, while supplies last, at the stadium's Lot 4.
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Updated at 2:32 p.m. Friday with additional information from the Tarrant Area Food Bank President and CEO.

More than 6,000 families lined up Friday morning at the Thanksgiving Mega Mobile Market which provided families with a frozen turkey and 90 pounds of groceries at AT&T Stadium.

The drive-thru event was hosted by Tarrant Area Food Bank and the stadium. There were 6,554 families that went through the line and received food. It was anticipated to be the food bank's largest distribution in history, said President and CEO Julie Butner.

There were events at multiple churches as well, which fed an additional 2,600 families.

The Mega Mobile Market is designed to serve anyone who needs food assistance, including those who are still facing the effects of COVID-19 and those who are looking to provide a Thanksgiving meal for their family.

“Today, (families are) going to get 85 lbs of food: A 15 lb turkey, coupled with some sides and some canned foods, milk, eggs, produce to help last them through the week," Butner said. 

Credit: Tarrant Area Food Bank

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