LB Jameel McClain hosts Thanksgiving dinner for families in need

Ravens player hosts Thanksgiving meal

53 families got an early Thanksgiving meal Tuesday night, hosted by Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain.

This is the third year McClain has played host to the "53 Families Thanksgiving Dinner," partnered with the Salvation Army. More than 300 people attended the dinner.  

During the meal, McClain spoke to the families about his life and how he made it to the NFL.

All of the families went home with a Thanksgiving Basket, which included a turkey and all the trimmings.

The number of families invited to the meal represents McClain's jersey number.

Ray Rice serves lunch

Running back Ray Rice hosted a lunch at Catholic Charities' Our Daily Bread Employment Center on Tuesday for people impacted by poverty and homelessness.

Rice donated the catered lunch that included BBQ chicken, potato salad, vegetables and dessert.

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