GREEN BAY, Wis. - On Tuesday, Packers' safety Josh Jones hand-delivered Thanksgiving meals to several Green Bay families who had signed up for them through the Freedom House.
With a trunk full of butterball turkeys and all the sides, Jones and his friends drove around Green Bay delivering food to those who worried that an expensive meal might break the budget.
"People look at Packers players, NFL players, sports players, they put us on a higher level but in reality we're just regular people too," Josh Jones said. "You know, we still go through our things just like normal people and we're not better than anybody else."
Jones also handed out Packers gear, signed autographs, and took photos with families.
"I was told that I was going to be getting something, but they didn't tell me that." Areeann Pollard of Green Bay said. "This is definitely a good Thanksgiving, you know it's right up my alley for cooking, so it's going to be smelling pretty good in the kitchen."
It's the little acts of kindness that add up in a big way, and Jones hopes to continue giving back to the city that has given its all to him.
"My biggest thing is, I hate to see people going without, you know especially on a day like Thanksgiving," Jones said. "To me, it's all about giving back, being someone else's blessing, you know because I'm blessed tremendously, being drafted to the Green Bay Packers and being able to live out my dream of playing football, so I thought it would be a good thing to give back."
Jones says he hopes to start his own foundation someday.
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