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T.I, Ludacris, Akon give back in Atlanta for Thanksgiving

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Music superstars T.I., Akon, Ciara, Big Boi, and Ludacris are giving back this Thanksgiving in Atlanta.

At 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, T.I. will be at the Carrie Steele-Pitts Home to host a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway for needy families and senior citizens in Atlanta.

Hundreds of turkeys will be distributed to a select group of families, including many grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

T.I. and his Grand Hustle K.I.N.G. Foundation (Kids In Need of Giving) will be joined by Atlanta City Council member C.T. Martin.

Also Tuesday, Akon will personally deliver 300 holiday turkeys to Atlanta families in need in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.

For the fourth year in a row, Akon's Konfidence Foundation is giving back to ensure less fortunate families in Metro Atlanta enjoy a hot meal at home this Thanksgiving.

Akon will be joined by his mother Ms. Kine Gueye Thiam, President of the Konfidence Foundation. Each family will receive a fresh holiday turkey with a side item to take home.

On Wednesday, Atlanta's top entertainers have joined forces to fight hunger for Atlanta's homeless.

DeVyne Stephens will be joined by Ciara, Ludacris, Josh Smith, Polow da Don, Demetria McKinney, Big Boi of Outkast, and DJ Toomp at the 2011 "Roll Over Hunger" Charity and Skate Jam.

Presented by DeVyne Intervention, 100 percent of the proceeds will directly benefit the Hosea Feed the Hungry Foundation Holiday Dinner Program; an annual program providing four major meal service events that support Atlanta homeless by serving over 200,000 hot meals each year.

The event will be held from 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. at Cascade Family Skate Center in Atlanta.

The 2011 "Roll Over Hunger" Charity and Skate Jam are presented by DeVyne Intervention, Big Wayne of Throwbacks, and Chico and Stamped N.

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