(WMC-TV) - Zach Randolph is well known for his charitable endeavors around the Bluff City, but is also getting recognition from the league, awarded the November Kia Community Assist Award, given to the NBA player each month who best reflects the passion that the league and its players have for giving back to their communities.
As part of the NBA's Season of Giving, ZBo distributed 900 Thanksgiving food baskets at Booker T. Washington High School and Hamilton High School in Memphis. At both events, select families received tickets from Randolph to attend an upcoming Grizzlies game. Randolph also donated 500 turkeys and 500 spiral hams to be given away to 1,000 people at the Clarence Faulkner Community Center in Marion, Ind. In addition to Thanksgiving meals, he contributed 300 winter coats to students at Memphis' A.B. Hill Elementary.
Kia and the NBA will donate $10,000 on Randolph's behalf to the Boys and Girls Club of America.
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