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(Gwinnett County, Ga., November 16, 2022) – The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office hosted the 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway on Thursday, November 10, at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. This event is one of Sheriff Taylor's many promising initiatives to his citizens. He established the Community Outreach Section to further develop community-based strategies by utilizing restorative justice principles to enhance economic opportunity, create relationships, and strengthen local neighborhoods. Sheriff Taylor has focused on a dynamic framework for quality growth and development through community events. This year, more than 4,000 vehicles were met by 216 community volunteers and 24 deputies.

“My priority is to connect with the community, decrease food insecurity, and contribute to a memorable Thanksgiving holiday,” Sheriff Taylor states. “The 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway encourages partnership, promotes collaboration, and unifies law enforcement officers and citizens throughout Gwinnett County.”

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office thanks each media outlet for providing event coverage: 11 Alive, Atlanta News First, Gwinnett Daily Post, iHeart Media, La Que Buena, Neighborhood TV, TV Gwinnett, Univision Atlanta, and WSB-TV. We also appreciate Veteran Fox 5 Anchor Portia Bruner for attending and helping to serve Gwinnett County residents.

The 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway would not have been possible without the generous donations and support from local organizations including: Atlanta Community Food Bank, A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds, Christian Brothers Automotive, Chick-fil-A, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Derrick Brown Foundation, Dunkin Donuts, Evermore CID, Flock Safety, Georgia Power, Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, Gwinnett Place Nissan, Jackson EMC, Jim Ellis Automotive Group, Legacy Commissary, Lettum Eat, Little Caesars, Motorola Solutions, Perdue, Pieper O’Brien Herr Architects, Publix Grocery Store, Re-entry Health Insurance Program (ACA Advisors), Republic Services, Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministries, Starbucks, Sysco, United Rental Services, United Site Services, Volunteer Gwinnett Department of Community Services, Walmart Foundation, and Walton EMC.

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