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Local teams, media outlets launch Home Teams vs. Hunger

Growing up in suburban Atlanta, Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie saw the effects of hunger firsthand when accompanying his father Pius, a pastor, on trips to parts of the city serving those in need.

Those lessons have resonated in recent months as Okogie, while in Minneapolis for an extended period without playing basketball, has been a steady presence in the community during a time of increased need brought on by both the COVID-19 pandemic and unrest related to the fight for social justice.

"The number one thing on my mind and what I see in the community is people need help," Okogie said.