WATCH: New Orleans Saints’ Alvin Kamara and Cam Jordan Perform Heartwarming Thanksgiving Gesture

Published 11/25/2021, 1:32 PM EST


It is the season of Thanksgiving and naturally, there is a lot of love and care spreading around. As much as celebrations are supposed to be non-discriminating, on a deeper level, it does discriminate. Not all can afford to celebrate during festivities, and this is where people with kind hearts jump in. New Orleans Saints players Alvin Kamara and Cameron Jordan are two such gentlemen.

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Saints stars Alvin Kamara and Cameron Jordan surprise shoppers by picking up their grocery tab

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On Wednesday night, Saints stars Alvin Kamara and Cameron Jordan surprised shoppers with a Thanksgiving groceries gift. The two Saints players teamed up with New Orleans entrepreneur Larry Morrow, car dealership owner Matt Bowers, and social media celebrity Supa Cent to execute this wholesome act.

Oct 25, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) breaks a tackle by Seattle Seahawks defensive back Ryan Neal (26) to score a touchdown on a reception during the second quarter at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Kamara and Jordan spent their time paying bills, chatting with fans, and even bagged some groceries at the Save A Lot supermarket. The total bill was around $21,000 in the end. “We’re blessed, so just being able to be a blessing is huge for us,” Kamara said speaking about his kind act. “Everybody here is definitely fortunate. This is something so simple, yet so meaningful.”

Thanksgiving season in NFL continues; Tyrann Mathieu hands out turkeys to families in need

Kansas City Chiefs safety, Tyrann Mathieu, handed out turkeys to families in need on Monday, hoping to help as many people in his neighbourhood as possible. It’s a holiday ritual he’s been doing since before he joined the club. In 2019, he held his first Thanksgiving celebration in Kansas City.

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Food insecurity is a rising problem in the Kansas area. While there is still a lot of work to be done to address the underlying systemic issues that create it, the KC Chiefs player’s contribution is a step in the right direction. His donation of roughly 500 birds helped many people who may otherwise have gone hungry this Thanksgiving.

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Suresh Menon

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Suresh Menon is an NFL and Football writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xaviers College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite football club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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