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Orlando Magic Players Get Into Thanksgiving Spirit with Series of Events This Week

Orlando Magic stars Dwight Howard, Jameer Nelson, and J.J. Redick will help feed Central Florida families this week with a variety of Thanksgiving activities, according to a team press release:

Orlando Magic players Dwight Howard, J.J. Redick, Jameer Nelson, Orlando Magic President Alex Martins, Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw and staff to feed approximately 2,200 Central Florida children and families through Thanksgiving meal distributions, complete with turkeys and all the fixings; and serve a breakfast, provided by Magic Head Coach Stan Van Gundy, to Coalition for the Homeless residents.

Howard and Redick will distribute meals at separate locations tomorrow night, while Nelson, Martins, Anderson, and Outlaw will host a breakfast at the Coalition for the Homeless on Thanksgiving morning. These events are not open to the public.

Previously this holiday season, Magic point guard Chris Duhon held a food drive through his Stand Tall Foundation. Additionally, the Orlando Magic Backcourt, an organization of "coaches and basketball operation’s wives, girlfriends and family members," distributed items collected during its food drive earlier this morning.