Bucks’ Jabari Parker donates, distributes Thanksgiving meals in Milwaukee: “Doing my duty as a human being”

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BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 25: Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks runs down court during the third quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on February 25, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks’ Jabari Parker on Tuesday, November 22nd distributed 150 turkey dinners he donated to Milwaukee-area families at the House of Peace — a Capuchin ministry.

“What I’m doing here is just doing my duty as a human being, as a citizen of this county — helping the under privileged. People who aren’t going to be so comfortable during the Thanksgiving season like most of us and I just want to shine some light and give a smile and hopefully that can carry on through out Thursday,” Parker said.

The Bucks beat the Orlando Magic 93-89 on Monday night.

Parker had 22 points and made five three-pointers — beginning the night with a total of 10 for the Bucks.

The two teams meet again Sunday in Orlando.

The Bucks take on the Toronto Raptors Friday in Milwaukee.

1 Comment

  • Nate Jr.

    Parker is being paid $5,374,320 in salary not counting shoe contract and other endorsements and he only donates 150 meals???

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