Western Dental and the SoCal Chapter of the NFL Alumni Provided Free Turkey Dinners

ORANGE, Calif. November 30, 2021 – Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, joined with the Southern California Chapter of NFL Alumni, Shelter 37, a non-profit organization focused on providing assistance to at-risk youth, and Zoe Christian Fellowship for their Annual Turkey Giveaway for the second year.

Under the partnership, Western Dental provided volunteers and all the trimmings to feed 500 families in need in Southern California. The NFL Alumni of Southern California, along with Shelter 37 provided the turkeys. Zoe Christian Fellowship handled the drive-thru distribution Saturday, November 20, at 10252 Mills Ave. in Whittier.

“COVID restrictions prohibited us from providing this service to the community last year,” said James Washington, President of the Southern California NFL Alumni. “We were glad to be back and joining by Western Dental once again to support those in need onThanksgiving.”

The National Football League Alumni is the oldest, most well-known retired player organization in professional sports. Membership includes retired players, coaches, front office executives, spouses and cheerleaders. The Association offers a variety of medical, financial, educational, and social programs to its members and their families.

Western Dental is a preferred dental provider for all of the Southern California Alumni Chapter’s members and provides dental services to NFL alumni players and their families, including orthodontics, dental implants, crowns and restorations, and pediatric dentistry. Western Dental also serves as a partner on the NFL Alumni’s Caring for Kids charity, which raises money and recruits volunteers for youth-related causes.

“The SoCal NFL Alumni is a valued Plan partner,” said Lynn Thompson, Vice President- Payor & Plan Strategic Relations for Western Dental. “We’re always proud to support the NFL Alumni’s philanthropic activities, including the annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway.”