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Thanksgiving comes early for those who need it

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Antionette Erby-Jones feeds her eighteen-month-old grandson Anthony Erby as seven-year-old granddaughter Kayla Williams looks on.

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DC residents arrive for the annual Safeway Feast of Sharing on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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Goldie Brown with Child and Family Services Agency hands out traditional Thanksgiving turkey meals on Wednesday night.

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Local residents pick free clothing after the dinner on Wednesday.

As we celebrate this holiday season don't forget those less fortunate, please donate to your local food pantries.

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The 12th annual Safeway Feast of Sharing feast provides a free turkey meal, a job fair, free clothing and free health screenings for low income and homeless DC residents to celebrate Thanksgiving. The event feeds more than 5,000 local residents through a variety of corporate and community partners.