Knox farmers deliver lots of food to unpaid TSA workers at Albany airport

January 24, 2019 05:40 PM

COLONIE - Three farmers from Knox are giving what they can to help unpaid federal workers at the Albany International Airport.

The farmers delivered hundred-pound bags of potatoes, bread, eggs and steaks.

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The food is being distributed to TSA and FAA workers who are still unpaid due to the government shutdown.

"The reason we decided to do this is because they can thank us maybe one day a year, and we thank them for the other 364," explained Gary Kleppell, one of the farmers.

An anonymous donor also gave $500 to the manager of the Chick-fil-A. The donor asked him to use it to feed any federal worker who needs a meal.


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