Ebene News – GB – Report: Lamar Jackson buys toys for over 150 Baltimore kids

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WAVE) – Baltimore Ravens quarterback and former University of Louisville footballer Lamar Jackson has teamed up with his mom this holiday season

NBC affiliate station WBAL-TV reports that Jackson and his mother, Felicity Jones, purchased and delivered toys to more than 150 children in Baltimore on Monday

Jackson said he knew what it was like to grow up without a lot of money and was happy to do something to make children’s vacations brighter

“Growing up I always wanted to give back to the less fortunate just because I know how kids feel. I’ve been in certain situations and I know they don’t have people to take care of them. ‘them, especially during the holidays,’ said the NFL quarterback

Jones said this has been a tough year for children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic, and she wanted to help them end the year on a high note

“We are all going through difficult times and the pandemic, I think, is one of the most important, at this point, for all of us living in this time, but at least you know there is someone one here to help you out when you’re sitting there trying to figure out how your kid would spend Christmas, “Jones said

WBAL-TV reported that Jackson not only delivered toys to families on Monday, but also spent time taking photos with them

Shellie Sylvestri joined the WAVE 3 News team in November 2019 as a digital journalist

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Ebene News – GB – Report: Lamar Jackson buys toys for over 150 Baltimore kids

Source: https://www.wave3.com/2020/12/21/report-lamar-jackson-buys-toys-more-than-baltimore-kids/