Actor Jon Voight's random act of kindness helps feed at-risk youth at Kentucky's Home of the Innocents, a non-profit that offers aid to kids in crisis.

Jon Voight buys Thanksgiving turkeys for stranger at Wal-Mart, helps feed at-risk youth

Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight was waiting in the checkout line at a Kentucky Wal-Mart when he noticed a stranger purchasing six Thanksgiving turkeys.

The stranger, Sydney Gholston, who works at Louisville's Home of the Innocents, a nonprofit focused on helping kids in crisis, told ABC News about the encounter.

He said: "You must have a big family. That's an awful lot of turkeys." 

Once Gholston explained that the turkeys were meant for a Thanksgiving celebration for at-risk children at the Home of the Innocents, Voight offered to buy them all.

The organization provides care to medically fragile children, and children who are victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect.

Gholston told ABC News the turkeys will feed about 70 children during the their Thanksgiving celebration Thursday.

The group shared the act of kindness on its Facebook page:

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