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Jameis Winston donates $30,000 to support struggling families

Winston looks to help families and small restaurants in Tampa during COVID-19

Newly signed Saints quarterback Jameis Winston donated $30,000 dollars to support struggling families and small restaurants throughout the Tampa Bay area on May 2, 2020. This month-long meal distribution program will feed over 1,000 underprivileged families each week.

Newly signed Saints quarterback Jameis Winston donated $30,000 to help eight small restaurants in the Tampa Bay community that have been negatively affected by COVID-19. Winston and the CDC of Tampa came up with a plan to support two restaurants each week to host the event for the next four weeks.

The first event was held Saturday, May 2 at Open Café n Tampa Bay and the second location was at Konan's BBQ. Winston was on-site to distribute the meals to the families. Each event will benefit over 1,000 families each week, providing food and water to people in need.

About Jameis Winston's Dream Forever Foundation
The mission of Jameis Winston's Dream Forever Foundation is to impact the lives of financially disadvantaged children and youth through encouragement, opportunities and resources to develop and achieve their dreams. For more information, visit

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