MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Heat Guard Ray Allen gave back to the community Sunday by providing Thanksgiving meals for South Florida families.
The 10-time NBA All-Star and 2-time NBA Champion handed out full Thanksgiving meals for 250 pre-selected Amigos for Kids families at Jose Marti Park.READ MORE: Honda Issues Recall Over Hood Issue
Each non-cooked meal included a turkey, gravy, stuffing, russet potatoes, cranberry sauce, salad, green beans, dinner rolls, pumpkin pie and Coca-Cola beverages.
The team as a whole provided Thanksgiving meals earlier this week.READ MORE: Two Lots Of COVID Drug Remdesivir Part Of Safety Recall For Glass Particle Contamination
On Friday, the Miami Heat hosted their 22nd annual Thanksgiving celebration.
The three-time champs, along with the team’s coaches and front office employees, attended the event that was held at the Miami Rescue Mission.
Residents in the area were invited to enjoy the block party carnival, but for a select group of about 600 underprivileged families, the day was extra meaningful as they each received an entire Thanksgiving meal with all the trimming from the Miami Heat, courtesy Florida Blue.MORE NEWS: Dolphins Dominate Depleted Giants 20-9 For 5th Straight Win
Also, at the event, National Deli provided over 1,000 hot dogs to the community’s general public.