Matthew McConaughey brings lunch to Houston police officers, firefighters for First Responders Day

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor
HFD/HPD

Matthew McConaughey visits first responders in Houston.

HOUSTON - American actor Matthew McConaughey stopped by the Houston Police Department and the Houston Fire Department to bring lunch for First Responders Day on Sunday.

McConaughey teamed up with Wild Turkey to serve officers turkeys and bourbon and thanked them for their services during Hurricane Harvey.

"It's our pleasure and honor to be here today, which happens to be National First Responders Day," McConaughey said. "Thank ya'll, specifically for the first responding work you did with Harvey last August."

 

 

Mayor Sylvester Turner attended the event and tweeted a video of McConaughey thanking officers while serving the food and bourbon.

 

 

"Honored to welcome him to our city and thank him for spending time and recognize our Houston police, Houston firefighters and 911 dispatchers for their service," Turner said.

The Police Department also thanked McConaughey and Wild Turkey for bringing them turkey for lunch.

 

 

McConaughey also tweeted a video of him casting his vote in Texas during early voting.

 

 

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