Wale, John Wall Hosting Thanksgiving Food Drive Today

Wale giving back to needy D.C. families.

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    INDIO, CA - APRIL 16: Rapper Wale performs during Day 1 of the Coachella Valley Music & Art Festival 2010 held at the Empire Polo Club on April 16, 2010 in Indio, California.

    Two local celebrities are using their big names to help collect Thanksgiving meals for D.C. area families.

    Hip hop artist Wale is teaming up with Washington Wizards point guard John Wall to host a turkey drive. The two are collecting non-perishable food items today at Bar 7 (1015 1/2 7th St. N.W.) until 2 p.m..

    Organizers said Wale, a D.C. native himself, will then distribute more than 50 holiday dinners, complete with a turkey, side dishes and all  the fixings to Washington-area families in need.


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