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Prize turkeys donated to families in need

Staff from the FSW collect donated turkeys Credit: FSW

One hundred prize turkeys have been donated to families in need through a Sussex-based charity.

Family Support Work (FSW) has been helping people for more than a century and says Christmas is a particularly hard time for those facing poverty, bereavement, abuse, mental illness or unemployment.

However, award-winning farmer Anthony Harris, who lives near the charity's children's centre Knowles Tooth in Hurstpierpoint has stepped in so they can at least have a decent Christmas meal.

It's the third year he has donated some birds.

A variety of sources from doctors, schools, churches and social services refer clients to the FSW for help. For more information click here.