Sorry, not sorry — we needed to say it.
Yesterday, Marshawn Lynch, a.okay.a. Beast Mode, was seen doing an excellent deed forward of Thanksgiving.
The previous NFL operating again and his basis, Fam1st Household, gave 200 free turkeys to Hawaiians of their vehicles forward of the vacation.
The five-time Professional Bowl choice additionally labored with different organizations and supermarkets to assist distribute the meals.
He might be seen on this video strolling from automotive to automotive, passing out turkeys to anybody who desires one.
At one level within the video, Lynch seems like he’s going to throw a turkey like a soccer. Fortunately, he simply handed it off…
I don’t know the place that reggae music is coming from, however it’s excellent for this video.
And whereas we’re on the subject of islands, did anybody else know that Marshawn Lynch was a Hawaiian resident? I didn’t.
Lynch’s act of charity comes as meals insecurity accelerates because the raging pandemic and financial recession rolls on. A latest report printed within the Hamilton Challenge on the Brookings Establishment discovered “virtually 10 p.c of fogeys of younger youngsters — those that solely have youngsters between the ages of zero and 5 — report that their youngsters wouldn’t have ample meals they usually lack the assets to buy extra.” A Thanksgiving meal will likely be more durable to seek out for a rising quantity of hungry individuals.
Throughout the course of the pandemic, different athletes have stepped up this 12 months to battle starvation together with Colin Kaepernick, who helped donate 4,500 Not possible meat patties to the Los Angeles Regional Meals Financial institution.
Within the wealthiest nation within the historical past of the world, it shouldn’t be sports activities stars who’re feeding the hungry. However, athletes ought to be applauded once they do.
Lynch did one thing constructive for his neighborhood yesterday. Right here’s to Beast Mode and different selfless people like him.