The giveaway helped families in need.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MONESSEN (KDKA) — A turkey giveaway was held Saturday in Monessen.

Community groups and Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw were helping out families in need this Thanksgiving.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

It was the first annual mid-Mon Valley Turkey Drive.

Donors contributed turkeys, non-perishable items, and money to those in need.