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Fred VanVleet's 4th annual turkey drive being held on Sunday

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — Four the fourth straight year, Rockford native and NBA Champion Fred VanVleet is helping give back to the community around the holidays.

The Fred VanVleet shop is hosting its fourth annual turkey drive this Sunday, Nov. 21. 

The drive will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the Fred VanVleet store in downtown Rockford (328 E. State St.). 

The shop will be providing 500 turkeys and sides to families in the community.

Food will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. 

Fred VanVleet will not be in attendance for the drive as the Toronto Raptors play against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night. 

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Andy Carrigan is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager at WREX. He joined the 13 WREX team as a photographer in 2016 after graduating from Northern Illinois University.

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