In the last week, locals rising up to Bright Beginnings in Southeast Washington did not have to go up the hill and heated tents to see the Wizards All-Star John Wall. When the icy rain fell, the walls leaned against the back of a box truck, and the turkeys handed it over to those who needed it a few days before Thanksgiving.
The wall has long preferred charitable aids for her, which are very close to her home. It includes a backpack and school supplies gifts in the summer. He was a young boy who had once been unprepared to go to school.
Holidays have been a difficult time for Wall, growing in poverty in Raleigh, NC. She knows how much it is for a Thanksgiving dinner with your family and friends.
This connection hopes to make the holiday season a bit easier for those who need some help, to distribute the turkey every year.
Wall said, "Holiday means more." "Thanksgiving, Christmas, they mean more because what children look like" why can't I get anything, why don't I have anything under the tree? "
"I know how I was raised and where I came from. My mother had to work a lot of things to try to provide me and my sisters and brothers. This can be a difficult time and I have a chance to give it back and be there."
The wall has worked with Bright Beginnings for many years. The program helps families with young children living in homeless, shelter or transition houses.
Wall, the initiative has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars and time spent on events like the turkey giveaway. However, he was Managing Director of Bright Beginnings. According to Marla Dean, the participation of the Wall does not end there.
”It's always a great day when John stops,“ he said. "He's a family for us. He's going in, he stops to check on us. He'll check the families. It's very important today, because it's a tough season for less lucky people."
He said Dean Wall and others give 500 turkey afternoon. After giving her food, she shot murals and signed autographs with the children.
This is an interesting time for the Wall. His Wizards are struggling, and last week's tensions are swarming in a bad practice.
Wall, recognizing that support a much larger support from the basketball game room Turkey & # 39; brought food.
Ler The ups and downs you encounter during a season are the course of life. But this kind of activity is something that cheers you around the holidays. They always live more than we are going through. Onlar
"When I have the opportunity to put a smile on their face or heal them with their problems and remove the burden on his back, why not?"
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