CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Some families in Camden got an early Thanksgiving surprise thanks to a local NBA product Thursday.READ MORE: Southwest Philadelphia Shooting Leaves Man Wounded, Police Say
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who plays for the Charlotte Hornets, handed out free turkeys and gift cards to more than 150 families at the Salvation Army KROC Community center.Frankford High School Unveils New Solar Training Lab For Students
The 25-year-old grew up in nearby Somerdale.
He’s the grandson of the late Reverend Renee McCleary, a well-known past and educator in Camden.MORE NEWS: Upper Dublin Carnival Raises Money For Those Affected By Ida
Kidd-Gilchrist’s Hornets visit the Sixers Friday night.