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Former NBA player and Cleveland native Charles Oakley to feed homeless at local men's shelter

Charles Oakley will be serving meals to Cleveland's homeless population.
Posted at 7:31 AM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 08:01:24-05

CLEVELAND — Former NBA star and Cleveland native Charles Oakley is coming back to his hometown to feed those in need at a men’s shelter on Lakeside Avenue Tuesday morning.

Oakley, who began his basketball career at 19 as a first-round pick by the Cavaliers before playing for the bulls, will be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Oakley and his team, along with a group of volunteers will provide about 850 meals at the men's shelter, 2100 Lakeside Avenue.

Meals will be served to the residents at the following times:

Breakfast: 7-8 a.m.
Lunch: 12-1 p.m.
Dinner: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cleveland is among other stops across the country Oakley and his foundation are making to help feed those living in food insecure areas.