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Dallas Mavericks player, Portsmouth native sponsors drive-thru food distribution event on June 10

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Posted at 8:29 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 21:19:21-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Another Hampton Roads native is helping give back to his community in a time of crisis.

The City of Portsmouth will host a drive-thru food distribution event sponsored by Portsmouth native and Dallas Mavericks player Dorian Finney-Smith.

The event will take place in the parking lot of I.C. Norcom High School, located at 1801 London Boulevard, on Wednesday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to enter from High Street.

Items such as groceries, toiletries, t-shirts, socks and books will be distributed on a first come, first served basis until everything runs out. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing measures will be observed for safety.

The event is for Portsmouth residents only.

Donations were provided by:

  • Dorian Finney-Smith
  • Behavioral Healthcare Services via State Opioid Response Funding
  • Dollar Tree
  • Get Suited LLC
  • Bonefish Grill in Newprot News
  • Mercy Drops Dream Center
  • Ron and Sons Janitorial Services
  • Flowers Food in Portsmouth
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