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Tasteful Selections Donates More Than 12,000 Pounds of Potatoes to the Largest Turkey Grocery Dinner Giveaway in the U.S.

Tasteful Selections Donates More Than 12,000 Pounds of Potatoes to the Largest Turkey Grocery Dinner Giveaway in the U.S.



BANCROFT, WI — Tasteful Selections™ bite-sized potatoes has joined the table of the nation’s largest turkey grocery dinner giveaway, the 33rd Annual E.J. Jackson Foundation Turkey Grocery Giveaway.

The company has donated 12,500 pounds of potatoes to the holiday cause.

Russell Wysocki, President and CEO of RPE, Co-Owner of Tasteful Selections“At Tasteful Selections we are extremely passionate about contributing to programs, like the E.J. Jackson Foundation, aimed at fighting hunger,” Russell Wysocki, President and CEO of RPE, Co-Owner of Tasteful Selections, said in a press release. “With the holiday season, we are grateful that we are able to give back and help those families in need.”

Organizing boxes for the 33rd Annual E.J. Jackson Foundation Turkey Grocery Giveaway (Photo Source: CBS Local)

Taking place in Los Angeles, California, today, Nov. 24, this donation will help to provide a healthy meal to thousands that need it most. According to the company, a total of 10,000 boxes of groceries will be given away, including all the fixings of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, to residents throughout Southern California including:

  • Low income seniors
  • Disabled veterans
  • Those living with disabilities

The event kicked off at 8 a.m. Pacific this morning. The dinners housing Tasteful Selections’ potatoes, turkey, and more are being distributed at the Jackson Limousine Services parking lot, 3669 West Slauson Boulevard, Los Angeles. Special guests participating in the huge giveaway include actor Lou Gossett, Jr.

Tasteful Selections’ unique varieties, which are grown in Bakersfield, California, year around, are currently available in more than 10,000 retail stores nationwide.

Tasteful Selections RPE



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