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Aurora Public Schools to give 8,000 free Thanksgiving meal kits

APS hopes to renovate their other two busses in the coming months for meal distribution.

AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Public Schools Nutrition Services team is hosting a grab-and-go Thanksgiving meal drive on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Locations include Aurora Central, Aurora Hills, Crawford, Columbia, Dartmouth, Fulton, Gateway, Hinkley, Kenton, Laredo, Mosley, North, Rangeview, Sable, Tollage and Vista PEAK Prep from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Meals will be distributed from 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Aurora Central, Gateway, Hinkley, Rangeview and Vista PEAK Prep.

The team plans to serve 8,000 free Thanksgiving meals, each containing turkey roast, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and pumpkin pie. The kits can serve a family of four, making for a total of 32,000 meals.

Since COVID-19 reached Colorado in March, APS has served 3.4 million free meals to people in the Aurora community.

For Wednesday’s distribution, APS partnered with Desert Peak Marketing to renovate a district bus to deliver and serve meals.

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