The Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) joined Boston
philanthropists Jake and Sparky Kennedy, founders of Christmas in
the City (CITC), to help create a happier Thanksgiving for 600
families in need at CITC's Annual Turkey Drive.
Nearly 40 MBA volunteers - officers, members, staff and their
families - pitched in between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.
23, at Kennedy Bothers Physical Therapy near Downtown Crossing,
providing turkeys and other Thanksgiving food staples.
"Christmas in the City is an all-volunteer organization that helps
thousands of families in need each year through its programs, and
we are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to lend a hand
during this year's Turkey Drive," said MBA President Douglas K.
Sheff. "Whether through pro bono legal assistance or
community service, volunteerism is built into our association's
DNA. This was natural fit for our attorney members."
CITC co-founder Jake Kennedy said: "Sparky and I are very pleased
each time we're able to add new volunteers, because it means we're
able to increase our services to these courageous and deserving
families. We look forward to a great partnership with the
Thank you to everyone who volunteered to make the Turkey Drive
such a success!