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Forty-five Carnival F.U.N. Team volunteers carved turkeys and provided toiletry gift bags to Camillus House

Carnival volunteers spread Thanksgiving cheer to the homeless

Carnival F.U.N. Team volunteers carved turkeys and prepared toiletry gift bags to share Thanksgiving cheer with people experiencing homelessness.

Camillus House

Forty-five volunteers carved 100 turkeys and prepared dozens of toiletry gift bags for the 700 homeless men and women expected to celebrate Thanksgiving Day at Camillus House, a downtown Miami homeless shelter.

Gregg Zalkin, senior manager, global destinations & sourcing, Carnival Corp. & plc, is the project leader for the annual turkey carving F.U.N. Team event.

Grassroots effort

Carnival F.U.N. Team was established by the Carnival Foundation in 1997 as a grassroots organization that provides employees opportunities to venture into the community and offer help where it is needed most.

Rather than simply donating money or participating in company-sponsored events, the F.U.N. Team is run by employees who seek community service organizations on their own and interact with them on a more personal level. Activities typically take place on a weekly basis throughout South Florida.

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