NBA stars Tatum, Beal pledge support of St. Louis Food Bank

Boston's Jayson Tatum and Washington's Bradley Beal, both native St. Louisans, have pledged $250,000 each to help provide meals for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic in St. Louis and Boston.
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal are each pledging $250,000 to help provide meals for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic in St. Louis and Boston.

Tatum made the announcement on Instagram.

The pledges will benefit Feeding America, the St. Louis Food Bank and Greater Boston Food Bank. Both Tatum and Beal are natives of St. Louis.

“Just trying to find a way where I could be of some assistance during this time and always find a way to give back,” Tatum said during a conference call on Monday.