J.J. Watt and Kealia Ohai Watt along with a few Astros step up in time of need for Houston

Houston's athletes donate to help in time of need

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With school and work shutting down for thousands of Houstonians the Houston Food Bank received some financial help from some of Houston's biggest stars. The Food Bank will assist students who depend on free lunches, among others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Springer leads off in helping Minute Maid's workers

An incredible gesture by George Springer in the same vein as Kevin Love of the Cavaliers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks in the NBA.

Bregman hits another homer

Alex Bregman took care of a tremendous amount of meals. As schools close down students who depend on free breakfast and lunches lose the ease of access to their meals.

Lance McCullers brings the cheese

Following the lead of his teammate Alex Bregman, Astros pitcher Lance McCullers also helped out on the food front.

The Watts look to sack hunger

J.J. Watt and his family are no stranger to charity. Watt of course raised $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief. He paid for the funerals of students and teachers who were slain in a school shooting.

Now Watt and his wife Kealia Ohai Watt have stepped up with a very generous donation. The Houston Food Bank explains every one dollar provides three meals. So, in theory, the donation provides over one million meals.

Rockets plan to take care of workers

Many NBA teams, in the midst of their season, have started to do the same.

If you'd like to donate to the Houston Food Bank you can at this link

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Friday on First Take, Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss which sports are the safest to be played without fans in attendance. Stephen A. mentions baseball as being one of the sports that can be played, so let's hope he's right.

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