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R.J. Valente Industries Donates Christmas Dinner Turkeys To YWCA-GCR



YWCA of the Greater Capital Region would like to extend a huge thank you to R.J. Valente Industries of Troy for donating 23 turkeys for Christmas to its residents. Anthony Valente delivered the turkeys to the YWCA, and each year, R.J. Valente donates nearly 1,300 turkeys to those in need. 

R.J. Valente contacted the City of Troy to determine organizations in need. The company wanted to ensure that the turkeys would go directly to people in need.

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