Thanksgiving in South Seattle

by Susan Fried

In South Seattle, Thanksgiving week meant family, football, and unity. Featuring Seahawks, revived sports traditions, community dinners, and turkey giveaways, the South End turned the holiday into a celebration of giving.

Seahawks Running Back CJ Prosise’s Thanksgiving Takeover for Rainier Vista and Skyway Boys and Girls Club

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Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan joins striking workers from Bulwark Construction and Walker Rebar, and members of the Seattle Workers for Justice Coalition to deliver hams to co- workers at South Seattle construction sites


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Day of Service at Othello Village/ Turkey Bowl Week Volunteers Hand Out Meals and Care Packages to Encampment Residents

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2017 Turkey Bowl Flag Football Tournament at Rainier Beach High School

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Collaboratory South Seattle Community Thanksgiving Potluck

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Susan Fried is a Seattle based freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Seattle Globalist and Skanner newspapers. 

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