The Team readying the feast: (from left) Lisa Fernandez (CBN), Judy Berdy, Delores, Wendy Hersh,   Amadou Keita, Enoch Atkins, Pat Rivera, Mallory Jensen, Debbie, Jiyoung Choi (CBN)
The Team readying the feast: (from left) Lisa Fernandez (CBN), Judy Berdy, Delores, Wendy Hersh, Amadou Keita, Enoch Atkins, Pat Rivera, Mallory Jensen, Debbie, Jiyoung Choi (CBN)
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On Thanksgiving, 2019, on Roosevelt Island, the Carter Burden Network along with the Roosevelt Island Disabled Association teamed volunteers to welcome over 70 locals to a community feast at the Roosevelt Island Senior Center.

Roosevelt Island Disabled Association President Wendy Hersh.
Roosevelt Island Disabled Association President Wendy Hersh.
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Generous donations for Cornell Tech and others filled tables with food and flowers.

Historian Judith Berdy makes time to volunteer community support.
Historian Judith Berdy makes time to volunteer community support.
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More than 70 signed up to share Thanksgiving with friends and neighbors, this year.