$10,000 to be given to Africatown residents for Thanksgiving

Mobile County
Construction begins this week for new Africatown Heritage House

Construction begins this week for new Africatown Heritage House

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — About $10,000 will be donated to the Africatown community on Nov. 22.

The “Thanksgiving Blessing: Hearts, Heads, Hands” event will observe Thanksgiving and celebrate the historical and community work within Africatown.

40 families from Africa will receive $250 gift cards from Robert Smith and the Fund II Foundation. 

Africatown Heritage Preservation Foundation will host the event at Yorktown Baptist Church at 851 East Street in Mobile.

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