Charles Barkley Donates $1K to Each Employee at Leeds City Schools

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVMay 19, 2021

Charles Barkley poses for photographs with a sculpture honoring him at the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball training facility in Camden, N.J., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Barkley spent the first eight seasons of his storied career with Philadelphia after the 76ers chose him with the No. 5 overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
AP Photo/Matt Rourke

NBA Hall of Famer and Inside the NBA broadcaster Charles Barkley donated $1,000 to each employee at Leeds City Schools in Alabama, including his alma mater Leeds High, the school system announced on Facebook

Leeds City Schools released the following statement:

The school district has 226 employees, according to Ruth Serven Smith of AL.com, which would bring Barkley's current donation to $226,000.