Grizzlies help families in need for Martin Luther King Day of Service

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 15, 2021 4:00 PM CT | Published: January 15, 2021 3:56 PM CT
<strong>Katherine Flee helps load cars at a food giveaway Friday, Jan. 15, outside FedExForum hosted by the Memphis Grizzlies to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service.</strong> <strong>Because the Grizzlies are on the road, the players and coaches were unable to participate in the community event that provided 1,200 local families with a two-week supply of food and household necessity items, books and school supplies on Friday.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Katherine Flee helps load cars at a food giveaway Friday, Jan. 15, outside FedExForum hosted by the Memphis Grizzlies to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service. Because the Grizzlies are on the road, the players and coaches were unable to participate in the community event that provided 1,200 local families with a two-week supply of food and household necessity items, books and school supplies on Friday. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The Grizzlies partnered with FedEx, Feed the Children and the Women’s Foundation to help provide food, household items and school supplies to 1,200 families in need. 

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Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers Memphis Tigers basketball and is an AP Top 25 voter. He’s worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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