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Akron dad gives back to community, hosts Christmas gift giveaway for those in need

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 18:58:07-05

AKRON, Ohio — A little more than two years ago, Kenny Lambert was a homeless single dad struggling with addiction. After finding sobriety, Lambert founded an organization called “Just A Dad From Akron,” and is giving back to the community this holiday season.

Just A Dad From Akron held a Christmas present giveaway for families in need.

Through donations and generosity from community leaders and local businesses, Lambert was able to raise funds to purchase a large number of gifts to give away Sunday afternoon.

Lambert and his organization distributed all of the gifts in Akron’s Kenmore neighborhood on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

More than 1,000 presents were given away and gifts were still being donated as they giveaway was taking place.

To learn more about the organization, click here.