MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Wednesday morning, hundreds of families got some much-needed help putting food on the table.
Farm Share held a distribution at the Overtown Youth Center in Miami.READ MORE: Jury Continues Deliberations Dayonte Resiles Murder Trial After Juror Disagreed With Manslaughter Verdict
People drove up and were given fresh produce and nonperishable canned goods – some directly from former Heat star Alonzo Mourning.READ MORE: Have You Seen This Woman? Andreae Lloyd Missing After Being Abducted From Miami-Dade Home
For Mourning, it’s all about giving back.
“We’re very thankful we are able to provide some relief to so many children and families,” he said. “I feel like the only way to pull ourselves out of this situation we’re in is to come together and embrace the challenge.”MORE NEWS: Davie Police Give Missing Woman's Daughter Some Closure After 46 Years
The Mourning Family Foundation, Overtown Youth Center and its partners have given out 2,000 meals a week since the start of the pandemic.