James Harden Gifts 20 Single Mothers With Shopping Spree At Target


James Harden already has a fully grown beard like Santa Claus, and he decided to spread that holiday cheer this season with a very generous gesture. The Houston Rockets shooting guard gifted 20 single mothers with a shopping spree at Target, The Grio reports.

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The pro-athlete, who also grew up with a single mother, took a group of 40 children and their mothers to the retail giant for an unforgettable trip. “Growing up, my mom was by her lonesome so I had to do a lot, me, my brother, and my sister,” he said. “So I can kind of relate.”

One of the mothers, Tammy Copeland, expressed her gratitude, saying, “I work and I go to school, and I’m a single mother of three kids. Very hard, but things like this, God just keeps on blessing me.”

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Essence also reports that the NBA’s official bank sponsor, BBVA Compass, gifted the 40 children with a $100 savings certificate to aid in establishing their personal savings accounts.

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