LeBron James provides food for more than 1,300 people in a special Taco Tuesday in his hometown


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LeBron James loves Taco Tuesdays. We see that on his Instagram feed when he’s having fun with his family at dinner and yelling, “Tacoooo Tooooooooosssday!”

Taco Tuesday took on a new meaning yesterday as James and the LeBron James Family Foundation helped an Akron, Ohio, restaurant that has been affected by coronavirus. James’ foundation fed 340 I Promise School students and their families chicken and beef tacos, rice, beans and tortillas with all the fixings.

Call it a special edition of Taco Tuesday, and it will happen again next week, when the foundation delivers even more meals to Akron families connected to James’ I Promise program.

Akron Family Restaurant opened in 1986 and is a block away from St. Vincent-St. Mary, where James attended high school. James has eaten there, and Dru Joyce, who coaches St. Vincent-St. Mary and coached James, still takes his team there for pregame meals. It’s a place for Akron’s power players to share a meal. Crain’s Cleveland called it the eatery where the city’s movers and…

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