Siblings created Thanksgiving football game to help collect turkeys for Denver Rescue Mission

Turkeys collected at annual flag football game

DENVER - November is a time for football, family, and friends. Three siblings in Denver use that combination to help others. They created the Frost Family Turkey Bowl.

"You donate a turkey and you come play some football, it's great," said Dylan Frost.

"We collect turkeys, canned foods, and money to donate to the Denver Rescue Mission," said Isabella Frost.

"Really what it is, is giving your personal time to help others who don't have the resources that you do," said Duncan Frost.

Duncan, Dylan, and Isabella Frost came up with the idea of a Turkey Bowl  eight years ago.

"They said: 'Let's play football and the price of admission is a turkey.' So, that's how it got started," said Nicola Frost, the children's mom.

It is now a fall tradition in the Lowry area to help the Frost kids help the Denver Rescue Mission.

"Coaches, friends, family, everyone joins in.  So, it's really nice to see the diverse group," said Duncan.

The whole group - led by three siblings who put others first. 

"I look forward to helping others during thanksgiving because it feels really nice to help others," said Isabella.

"I want to do this because I feel so fortunate for what I have and I feel bad for those who don't have as much as I do," said Isabella.

This year the Turkey Bowl scored again, producing 60 turkeys and 700 dollars for the Denver Rescue Mission.

"What a wonderful thing that these kids would get together to bring us turkeys and money to buy more turkeys.  They are thinking about others.  They are not thinking about themselves," said Brad Meuli, President and C.E.O. of the Denver Rescue Mission.

Once again the Denver Rescue Mission is trying to collect 15,000 turkeys. The mission serves 100 different agencies during the holidays.

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