29th annual B98 Turkey Drive taking place Friday

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

The 29th annual B98 turkey drive is taking place Friday in downtown Wichita to collect turkey's, side items and money to help families in Wichita have food for the holiday.

The Wichita school districts drop off point is downtown at the Waterwalk, 537 S. Main St. A lot of schools within the district collect the items and drop them off there and even try to be creative with it. They use parade floats, bands, dance teams and school mascots. Last year the district collected 2,525 turkey's, 25,966 side items and $14,251, according to district officials.

If you want to help, the districts drop off point is from 7 - 11 a.m. There are also other places you can drop off items, like the Dillons Marketplace at Central Avenue and Rock Road from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., or the open doors community food distribution center at 2130 E. 21st St. N. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All dropped off items will benefit the United Methodist Open Doors Community Food Ministry. Anyone who would like to help out, or needs assistance for this Thanksgiving holiday can visit this website.

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