NBA star feeds needy Prentiss families

PRENTISS, MS (WDAM) - NBA forward Al Jefferson was in his hometown of Prentiss Thursday afternoon to help feed hundreds of needy families.

The Utah Jazz forward partnered with Feed The Children to distribute boxes of food and personal care items to about 800 area families.

The distribution took place at 4 p.m. at South Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The event was the latest stop on Feed The Children's Americans Feeding Americans Caravan.

It was the 2nd year Jeffferson has distributed food to the needy in Prentiss.

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